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Language: Norwegian (Nynorsk)

Ein Dag dei spurde
med Kolning um Munn,
at Mannen var daain
i same Stund,
ja nett i den same Time.

Daa skalv den unge
i Hùg og Hold:
»no maa eg sjaa
baade Draug og Troll
og Gasten med Haari lange.«

»Gud trøyste deg daa,
du Veslemøy;
det vøre deg betre
du maatte døy,
so fingje du Fred i Jordi!«

»Aa heller vil eg
med Augo sjaa,
enn dauv og blind
gjenom Verdi gaa
og ikkje det sanne skilja!«

-- Sidan saag ho
i Haug, paa Voll,
baade Nisse og Nøkk,
baade Draug og Troll
og Gasten med Haari lange.

Tidt mullande gjekk ho
med myrke Ord
og skræmde stundom
si eigi Mor;
dei sa ho vanta paa Vìte.

I Lyngmarki nord
millom Haugar tri,
der gjekk ho gjætte
si meste Tid.
Og Haugtussa vart ho heitand'.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2009-11-05 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:26

Line count: 35
Word count: 137

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