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Young Swaigder, or The Force of Runes

and Other Ballads

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Author: George Borrow
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,574 / 18 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.4
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 518
Added to site: 2009.05.30 24307
Genre: Poetry

ared with _The Wicked Stepmother_, printed in _The Dalby Bear and Other Ballads_, 1913, pp. 14-20.


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C. Alan Loewen

George Henry Borrow (1803 - 1881) was a prolific English author who collected and translated ballads from many European lands. His list of works here at ManyBooks is one of the largest.

Young Swaigder, or The Force of Runes is a collection of several medieval Danish Ballads:

1. Young Swaigder, or The Force of Runes
2. The Hail Storm
3. Rosmer Mereman
4. The Wicked Stepmother

Stories in rhyme, the short collection is of interest to folklorists.



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