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Teutonic Mythology Volume 1 1882 [Leather Bound]
by Grimm, Jacob, Stallybrass, James Steven

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 Excerpt: ...7, 60--89. Whom the Muses look upon at birth, he hath power of pleasant speech, Hes. Theog. 81--84. The gods breathe upon the poet, Ov. Met. 1, 2-3-4. p. 906. To Hesiod tending lambs, the Muses hand a spray of laurel, and with it the gift of song, Theog. 22--30. In Lucian's Rhet. praec. 4 he being a shepherd plucks leaves on Helicon, and there and then becomes a poet. The muses come at early morn: Mirabar, quidnam misissent mane Camenae, ante meum stantes sole rubente torum; natalis nostrae signum misere puellae, et manibus faustos ter crepuere sonos. Prop. iv. 9, 1. Conf. the story of the Kalmuk poet, Klemm 3, 209. 210, and poor shepherds' visions of churches to be built (Suppl. to 86). GDS. 821. p. 908. The first lay in Kanteletar relates the invention of the five-stringed harp (kantelo) of the Finns. Kalev. 29 describes how Wainamoinen makes a harp of various materials. Kullervo fashions a horn of cow's bone, a pipe of bull's horn, a flute of calves' foot, Kal. Castr. 2, 58. When Wainamdine7i plays, the birds come flying in heaps, Kalev. 29, 217, the eagle forgets the young in her nest 221. When Wipicnen sings, the sun stops to hear him, the moon to listen, Charles's wain to gather wisdom, wave and billow and tide stand still, Kalev. 10, 449--457; conf. Petersb. extr. p. 11. In the Germ, folksong the water stops, to list the tale of love, Uhl. 1, 223-4. Den ene begyndte en vise at qviide, saa faart over alle qvinder, striden strom den stiltes derved, som forre vor vant at rinde. D V. 1, 235. A song makes tables and benches dance, Fornald. sog. 3, 222. KM. no. 111. Sv. fornvis. 1, 73. Stolts Karin with her singing makes men sleep or wake, Sv. vis. 1, 389 or dance 394-6. For the power of song over birds and beasts, see DV. 1, 282. Sv. vis. 1, 33. On Orpheu...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 Excerpt: ...7, 60--89. Whom the Muses look upon at birth, he hath power of pleasant speech, Hes. Theog. 81--84. The gods breathe upon the poet, Ov. Met. 1, 2-3-4. p. 906. To Hesiod tending lambs, the Muses hand a spray of laurel, and with it the gift of song, Theog. 22--30. In Lucian's Rhet. praec. 4 he being a shepherd plucks leaves on Helicon, and there and then becomes a poet. The muses come at early morn: Mirabar, quidnam misissent mane Camenae, ante meum stantes sole rubente torum; natalis nostrae signum misere puellae, et manibus faustos ter crepuere sonos. Prop. iv. 9, 1. Conf. the story of the Kalmuk poet, Klemm 3, 209. 210, and poor shepherds' visions of churches to be built (Suppl. to 86). GDS. 821. p. 908. The first lay in Kanteletar relates the invention of the five-stringed harp (kantelo) of the Finns. Kalev. 29 describes how Wainamoinen makes a harp of various materials. Kullervo fashions a horn of cow's bone, a pipe of bull's horn, a flute of calves' foot, Kal. Castr. 2, 58. When Wainamdine7i plays, the birds come flying in heaps, Kalev. 29, 217, the eagle forgets the young in her nest 221. When Wipicnen sings, the sun stops to hear him, the moon to listen, Charles's wain to gather wisdom, wave and billow and tide stand still, Kalev. 10, 449--457; conf. Petersb. extr. p. 11. In the Germ, folksong the water stops, to list the tale of love, Uhl. 1, 223-4. Den ene begyndte en vise at qviide, saa faart over alle qvinder, striden strom den stiltes derved, som forre vor vant at rinde. D V. 1, 235. A song makes tables and benches dance, Fornald. sog. 3, 222. KM. no. 111. Sv. fornvis. 1, 73. Stolts Karin with her singing makes men sleep or wake, Sv. vis. 1, 389 or dance 394-6. For the power of song over birds and beasts, see DV. 1, 282. Sv. vis. 1, 33. On Orpheu...

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  • PID: 15300175099
  • Publisher: Facsimile Publisher
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    Notes: Lang: -eng, Vol: -Volume 1, Pages 469. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Screen Printing on round Spine Marble Paper in front, look like old binding (extra customization on request like complete leather, Golden Screen printing in Front, Color Leather, Colored book etc. ) Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back [1882]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Print on Demand.