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Norr Na Volume 15; The History and Romance of Northern Europe (Paperback) Loot Price: R398
Discovery Miles 3 980
Norr Na Volume 15; The History and Romance of Northern Europe (Paperback): Rasmus Bjorn Anderson
Norr Na Volume 15; The History and Romance of Northern Europe (Paperback): Rasmus Bjorn Anderson

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Norr Na Volume 15; The History and Romance of Northern Europe (Paperback)

Rasmus Bjorn Anderson

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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. 1906 Excerpt: ... "Well well never mind," said Gudbrand, "at the worst, I can only go back home again with my cow. I've both stable and tether for her, I should think, and the road is no farther out than in;" and with that he began to toddle home with his cow. But when he had gone a bit of the way, a man met him who had a horse to sell, so Gudbrand thought 'twas better to have a horse than a cow, so he swopped with the man. A little farther on he met a man walking along and driving a fat pig before him, and he thought it better to have a fat pig than a horse, so he swopped with the man. After that he went a little farther, and a man met him with a goat;so he thought it better to have a goat than a pig, and he swopped with the man that owned the goat. Then he went on a bit till he met a man who had a sheep, and he swopped with him too, for he thought it always better to have a sheep than a goat. After a while he met a man with a goose, and he swopped away the sheep for the goose; and when he had walked a long, long time, he met a man with a cock, and he swopped with him, for he thought in this wise, " "Tis surely better to have a cock than a goose." Then he went on till the day was far spent, and he began to get very hungry, so he sold the cock for a shilling, and bought food with the money, for, thought Gudbrand on the Hill-side, "'Tis always better to save one's life than to have a cock." After that he went on home till he reached his nearest neighbour's house, where he turned in. "Well," said the owner of the house, "how did things go with you in town?" "Rather so so," said Gudbrand, "I can't praise my luck, nor do I blame it either," and with that he told the whole story from first to last. "Ah " said his friend, "you'll get nicely called over the coals, that one can s...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Rasmus Bjorn Anderson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 90
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-17122-8
Barcode: 9781154171228
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-17122-1

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