Norske Nationaldragter Tegnede AF Forskjellige Norske Kunstnere Og Ledsagede Med Oplysende Text. Udgivne AF Chr. Tonsberg

Norske Nationaldragter Tegnede AF Forskjellige Norske Kunstnere Og Ledsagede Med Oplysende Text. Udgivne AF Chr. Tonsberg

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...he scaled to rob the eyries on the top and bring the young eaglets to her; in these woods he killed the bear whose shining black skin he spread at her feet; here on the southern shore stood his dwelling, the rich farm of Framn s, where noble horses with arched neck and flowing manes came galloping over the plain to slick his broad hands; those are the waves, over which his noble bark Ellida. which always had a favorable breeze, danced glad, like the hind bounding over the grass"; but here too, on the northern shore, stood the temple of Baldur, in which lngeborg was confined. in order to part her from Frithjof; here, on that hillock, the assembly (Thing) was held, in which Frithjof in the name of their 'deceased father, claimed the hand of the fair sister from her hostile brothers; here he clove lnge's golden shield with one blow; these mountainsides refleeted the flames of his dwelling, burnt by lngeborg's brothers, as well as those of the temple of Baldur, which Frithjof himself, against his will, set fire to, when returning home he did not find his beloved lngeborg, The diffculties which the inhabitants experience from the nature of the ground, in their attempts to cultivate it, have here had the same results as elsewhere; they have rendered the country people more vigorous, aetive and lively. This applies especially to the inhabitants of lndre Sogn, where the diflicultics are greatest. Here the people, although not very tall, are generally verystrong and aetive and show a great vigour and agility in every motion. Accustomed from their earliest youth to carry or drag heavy burthens, to climb up their steep mountains and to row and steer their skilfs on the Fjord, all their muscles are brought into play and fully....show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236755103
  • 9781236755100