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Historical Notes and Jllustrations.

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Character of King Christian the Fourth · · · · - 87
Sea fights of Admiral Niels Juel ........ 91
Life of Admiral Tordenskiold - - - - - - - - 94
The Battle off Copenhagen - ........ 102
The Rev. Mr. Coxe's Account of a paval Entertain-

ment at Copenhagen -'.· · · · ·
The memorable Fate of Captain Hvitfeldt - ...
Character of Archbishop Absalon - - - - - - - 122
Various Sieges of Fredrickshall and Copenhagen - - 128
English and Latin Translations of the Norwegian

popular Song ............ 136
The Scotch War in Norway - . ..... 139
Particulars relative to the Abolition of the Slave

Trade by Denmark - - - - - - - - - - 140
Account of Dovre, a ridge of mountains in Norway 144
Historical Notices relative to Harald Haarfager and

Hagen Adelsteen, Kings of Norway .... 144
Particulars concerning, and Extracts from, a Danishi

Translation of Hamlet and Julius Cæsar, by Mr.

Foersom • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 149
Notices relative to Mr. Foersom's efforts for the dif-

fusion of English Literature in Denmark - - - 170

Appendir.
Canute and Ellen, and Love and Fame, original Songs,

by Mr. Walker • • • • • • • • • • •

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DANISH POEMS.

THE POPULAR

NAVAL SONG OF DENMARK.

BY THE LATE

JOHANNES EVALD,

OF COPENHAGEN.

KING CHRISTIAN took his fearless stand, 'Midst smoke and night: A thousand weapons rang around, The red blood spun from many a wound, 'Midst smoke and steam to the profound Sunk Sweden's might! “ Fly, sons of Swedes! what heart may dare With Denmark's CHRISTIAN to compare In fight?”

Nils YULE beheld the storm roll nigh ; “ The hour is come!" He waves the crimson flagʻ on high, The blows in doubling vońies fly, “ 'Tis come,” the foes of Denmark cry, “Our day of doom! Fly ye who can! what warrior dares Meet Denmark's Yule, that man prepares His tomb!"

Sea of the North! aloft behold
Thy third bolt fy!
Thy chilly lap receives the bold,
For terror fights with TORDENSKOLD,
And Sweden's shrieks, like death-bell toll’d;
Ring through thy sky.
Onward the bolt of Denmark rolls;
“Swedes! to heaven commit your souls,
And fly!”

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