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Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

(8 December 1832 – 26 April 1910 / Kvikne)

Poems of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

61. Open water! 3/31/2010
62. Our Country 1859 1/1/2004
63. Our forefathers 3/31/2010
64. Our language 3/31/2010
65. Over The Lofty Mountains 1/1/2004
66. Oyvind's Song 1/1/2004
67. P. a. munch 3/31/2010
68. Per bo 3/31/2010
69. Post festum 3/31/2010
70. Psalms 3/31/2010
71. Question and answer 3/31/2010
72. Rallying song for freedom in the north to 3/31/2010
73. Romsdal 3/31/2010
74. Secret love 3/31/2010
75. Sin, death 3/31/2010
76. Song 3/31/2010
77. Song for norway national hymn 3/31/2010
78. Song for the students' glee club 3/31/2010
79. Song of freedom to 3/31/2010
80. Sung for norway's riflemen 3/31/2010

Our Country 1859

A land there is, lying near far-northern snow,
Where only the fissures life's springtime may know.
But surging, the sea tells of great deeds done,
And loved is the land as a mother by son.

What time we were little and sat on her knee,
She gave us her saga with pictures to see.
We read till our eyes opened wide and moist,
While nodding and smiling she mute rejoiced.

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