Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig

Rating: 4.33
Rating: 4.33

Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig Poems

1.
A Simple, Cheerful Active Life On Earth

A simple, cheerful, active life on earth,
A cup I’d not exchange for monarch’s chalice,
In noble forebears’ tracks a path since birth,
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2.
Det Kimer Nu Til Julefest

Det kimer nu til julefest
det kimer for den høje gæst
som steg til lave hytter ned
med nytårsgaver: fryd og fred!
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3.
Et Lidet Barn Sa Lysteligt

Et lidet barn så lysteligt
blev af en jomfru båret,
ej før, ej siden hørtes sligt,
men kun i jubelåret,
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4.
The Bright Blessed Day With Joy We See

The bright blessed day with joy we see
Rise out of the sea at dawning;
It lightens the sky unceasingly,
Our gain and delight adorning!
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5.
The Land Of The Living

I know of a land
Where hair does not grey, and where time’s rule is banned,
Where sun does not burn, and where wave does not ring,
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Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig Comments

M Asim Nehal 15 February 2019

Seems learned man a poet, a philosopher, a historian, a hymn writer, a social critic, and most relevantly, an educator. His educational vision was for a unique school that would serve Danish people of all social standings, especially the farmers.

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Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig Biography

N.F.S. Grundtvig is considered to be the father of Danish folk schools. His radical ideas were the cornerstone upon which this educational reform was based. He was a Danish minister, a theologian, a poet, a philosopher, a historian, a hymn writer, a social critic, and most relevantly, an educator. His educational vision was for a unique school that ...

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