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Now she heard the following words sadly sung,—

“Life is a shadow that flits away
In a nigh...
- Hans Christian Andersen
They peer in pages
of ancient sages,
on opened barrows
their gaze now narrows,
on shield and swo...
- Adam Oehlenschlager
Stille, hjerte, sol går ned
(Heart be still, the sun goes down)

Heart; be still, the sun goes d...
- Jeppe Aakjaer
Drink till after twelve or more,
Live it up with madmen !
Earth is but my chamber floor
And th...
- Carl Michael Bellman
Up, Amarylis! Darling, awaken!
Through the still bracken
Soft airs swell;
- Carl Michael Bellman
Just living is not enough... One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower....
- Hans Christian Andersen
LULLABY, little Love,
Slumber sweetly, slumber deep,
Though your cradle will not move,
I shall...
- Adam Oehlenschlager
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies ...
- Soren Kierkegaard
WE, we waves,
That are rocking the winds
To rest—
Green cradles, we waves!

Wet are we, ...
- August Strindberg
Ulla, mine Ulla, tell me, may I hand thee
Reddest of strawberries in milk or wine?
- Carl Michael Bellman
The Oats

Here I stand with tinkling bells galore,
Twenty on each straw, I think, or more.
- Jeppe Aakjaer
That ancient tree, don’t let it fall
Until old age is knelling;
So many things it can recall,
- Hans Christian Andersen
THE last, late guest
To the gate we followed;
Goodbye -- and the rest
The night-wind swallowed...
- Henrik Ibsen
NOW, rallying once if ne'er again,
With flag at half-mast flown,
A people in dire need and strai...
- Henrik Ibsen
Spring is coming, birds are twittering, forests leaf, and smiles the sun,
And the loosened torrents...
- Esaias Tegner
NOW they sing the hero loud; --
But they sing him in his shroud.

Torch he kindled for his land...
- Henrik Ibsen
How bright the room seemed! It was as if a ray of light came from the book, a luminous tree whose br...
- Hans Christian Andersen
TO skies that were brighter
Turned he his prows;
To gods that were lighter
Made he his vows.
- Henrik Ibsen
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