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A Danish Parsonage by John Fulford Vicary

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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.

Kaempehoie 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--Lygtemaend

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--Havmaend--Havfruer--The gnome of the elder tree--Varulv--Marer--Strandvarsler--Kirkegrim


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