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A Danish Parsonage   By: (1832-1887)

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A DANISH PARSONAGE

BY

AN ANGLER

LONDON

KEGAN PAUL, TRENCH & CO., 1, PATERNOSTER SQUARE

1884

(The rights of translation and of reproduction are reserved.)

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I.

Introductory

CHAPTER II.

The Danish Parsonage Trout fishing on the Gudenaa

CHAPTER III.

Rosendal

CHAPTER IV.

The Danish Church The clerical party in Denmark

CHAPTER V.

Danish parishioners The piano English and Danish horses

CHAPTER VI.

Pike, perch, and eel fishing A silver wedding at a Danish proprietor's

CHAPTER VII.

Danish horse breeding A fatal accident

CHAPTER VIII.

The superstition of the Huldr The tradition of Gefion Of Churches The legend of the sunken mansion Of the boar Limgrim

CHAPTER IX.

Kaempehøie or tumuli Hidden treasure Ghosts Spectral Huntsmen Witches Gypsies The book of Cyprianus Nissen Elle folk

CHAPTER X.

The purchase of Rosendal Pike fishing Karl Lindal rides the English horse

CHAPTER XI.

The legend of the Damhest The Helhest The Kirkelam The Gravso Burying alive to propitiate supernatural power Traditions of robbers The Basilisk The Lindorm Lygtemænd

CHAPTER XII.

Horse racing in Denmark A horse race

CHAPTER XIII.

Trout fishing in hot weather Danish ladies riding A practical visit to Rosendal

CHAPTER XIV.

Folketro Havmænd Havfruer The gnome of the elder tree Varulv Marer Strandvarsler Kirkegrim

CHAPTER XV.

The Pastor and his daughter The Scotch landscape gardener Folkeviser

CHAPTER XVI.

Trout fishing The legend of the Aamænd Changelings Wise men and wise women Dværge Tyge Brahe Herr Eske Brok The family Rosenkrands

CHAPTER XVII.

A drive through part of Jutland Silkeborg Himmelbjerg Traditions of Holger Danske Walling sinners up

CHAPTER XVIII.

Horsens Veile Legends The Swedes in Jutland Hamlet Abbot Muus A found treasure The priest at Urlev Koldinghuus

CHAPTER XIX.

Holsted Folke Eventyr The story of the priest and his clerk Of the queen who was walled up seventeen years Of the Trold and the boy Esbjerg

CHAPTER XX.

In England Hardy Place Mrs. Hardy Correspondence with Denmark

CHAPTER XXI.

Mrs. Hardy visits Denmark Helga Lindal The yacht sails for Copenhagen

CHAPTER XXII.

Yachting from Copenhagen to Christiania Helga Lindal's Birthday

CHAPTER XXIII.

Christiania to Aarhus Pastor Lindal and the yacht John Hardy's wedding day is fixed The Domkirke at Aarhus Traditions and legends

CHAPTER XXIV.

Pastor Lindal joins the yacht for a cruise amongst the Danish islands Samsø and traditions Endelave and the giantess Odense and its historical traditions Nyborg King Christian and the monkey The ghost of Queen Helvig Mærkedage Svendborg St. Jørgen and the Lindorm The murdered lady Weather days

CHAPTER XXV.

Vordingborg Mariebo and traditions Legend of Borre Island Phanefjord and Grønsund Legends of Phane and Grøn The pilgrim stone Drive to Møen's Klint The Underjordiske Margrethe Skælvig's wedding dress The twenty pigs and Gamle Erik Præstø Stevn's Klint Hoierup The termination "rup" explained Copenhagen to Aarhus

CHAPTER XXVI.

Pastor Lindal's views as to his parish His daughter's as to her wedding dress The marriage John Hardy and his wife's arrival at Hardy Place With the Pastor A daughter in law's duty Pastor Lindal's strong opinions on the English church system

ARGUMENT

The Viking, tenax propositi , if he planned an expedition, carried it out, through all obstacles, or died in the attempt.

The descendants, softened in manner and cast of thought by centuries of time, retain the same singleness of purpose.

There is no other thought of the duty of life except to do it... Continue reading book >>




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