Danmarks gamle folkeviser, Volume 1

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Sven Grundtvig, Axel Olrik
Samfundet til den danske literaturs fremme, 1853 - Danish ballads and songs
 

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Page 179 - Poetry. The incidents are nearly the same in both ballads, excepting that, in Aldingar, an angel combats for the queen, instead of a mortal champion. The names of Aldingar and Rodingham approach near to each other in sound, though not in orthography, and the one might, by reciters, be easily substituted for the other.
Page 45 - Havn (5, A) : Her Gynter oc her Gierlo de styrede skib fra land ; der de komme der mit paa sund, daa reiste veier til haan. S0nder gick de orer i Falquor Spilmands haand; Helle Hagen met sin forgylte skiold styrde selff det skib til land. Da kaste de deris ancker paa det huide sand (sts.
Page 179 - THIS old fabulous legend is given from the editor's folio MS. with conjectural emendations, and the insertion of some additional stanzas to supply and complete the story. It has been suggested to the editor, that the author of this poem seems to have had in his eye the story of Gunhilda, who is sometimes called Eleanor, and was married to the emperor (here called King) Henry.
Page 179 - Rodingham approach near to each other in sound, though not in orthography, and the one might, by reciters, be easily substituted for the other. I think I have seen both the name and the story in an ancient prose chronicle, but am unable to make any reference in support of my belief.
Page 238 - A babe's more innocent than a lamb. And the devil is meaner than womankind.
Page 181 - ... a multis procis tempore patris suspiratam nee impetratam, Henrico imperatori Alemannorum nuptum misit. celebris illa pompa nuptialis fuit et nostro adhuc seculo etiam in triviis cantitata, dum tanti nominis virgo ad navem duceretur stipantibus omnibus Angliae proceribus et in expensas conferentibus, quicquid absconderat vel marsupium publicum vel aerarium regium.
Page 181 - Anglia duxerat, delatori. giganteae molinis homini, ad monomachiam opposuit, caeteris clientibus inerti timore refugientibus. itaque, conserto duello, per miraculum dei insimulator succiso poplite enervatur. Gunnildis, insperato triumpho tripudians, viro repudium dedit nee ultra minis aut delinimentis adduci potuit, ut thalamo illius consentiret, sed, velum sanctimonalium suscipiens, in dei servitio placido consenuit otio.
Page 47 - Neder ginge fruer oc iomfruer, skodde de ridders gang: di vore smalle i middi oc vell til maade lange.
Page 187 - Crónica universal del principado de Cataluña, escrita á principios del siglo XVII, 8 vols. 4to.
Page 46 - Ud da sprang de suerde, saa fast der de sprong: alle da lid dennem ilde, den elder saa vel som den unge (st.

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