Anthology Of Swedish Lyrics From 1750 To 1915 (volume 9)

Paperback | January 6, 2012

byCharles Wharton Stork

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... When the sun from the sky hath hasted, He stands by the sea once more, His strand by the storm is wasted, His wounds are bleeding sore. The sky is darkening o'er him, The black waves come and go, They leave on the sands before him Here and there a shred or so Of his dawn-bright youthful dreaming, Of his little wave-shattered ship, Which should have sailed o'er the gleaming Blue deep on its maiden trip. THE HOUSE-GOBLIN TOMTEN Cold is the night, and still, and strange, Stars they glitter and shimmer. All are asleep in the lonely grange Under the midnight's glimmer. On glides the moon in gulfs profound; Snow on the firs and pines around, Snow on the roofs is gleaming. All but the goblin are dreaming. Gray he stands at the barnyard door, Gray by the drifts of white there, Looks, as oft he has looked before, Up at the moon so bright there; Looks at the woods, where the fir-trees tall Shut the grange in with their dusky wall; Ponders--some problem vexes, Some strange riddle perplexes -- Passes his hand o'er beard and hair, Shaking his head and cap then: "Nay, that riddle's too hard, I swear, I 'll ne'er guess it mayhap then." But, as his wont is, he soon drives out All such thoughts of disturbing doubt, Frees his old head of dizziness, And turns him at once to business. First he tries if the locks are tight, Safe against every danger. Each cow dreams in the pale moonlight Summer dreams by her manger. Dobbin, forgetful of bits that gall, Dreams like the cows in his well-filled stall, Leaning his neck far over Armfuls of fragrant clover. Then through the bars he sees the sheep, Watches how well they slumber, Eyes the cock on his perch asleep, Round him hens without number. Carlo wakes at the goblin's tread, Wags then his tail and lifts his head; Well acquainte...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... When the sun from the sky hath hasted, He stands by the sea once more, His strand by the storm is wasted, His wounds are ble...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217173942

ISBN - 13:9780217173940

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