Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig

(1783 - 1872 / Denmark)

Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig Poems

41. Jordans Flod 7/17/2012
42. Jorsal Farerne 7/17/2012
43. Josef I Fængselet 7/17/2012
44. Josefs Ophøielse 7/17/2012
45. Josvas Farvel 7/17/2012
46. Josvas Syn 7/17/2012
47. Jærtegnet I Bethanien 7/17/2012
48. Kain Og Abel 7/17/2012
49. Kammersvenden Fra Morland 7/17/2012
50. Kan Gamle Folk Gienfødes 7/17/2012
51. Kiender Du Bordet 7/17/2012
52. Kimer, I Klokker 7/17/2012
53. Kirke-Klokken 7/17/2012
54. Kirken Det Er Et Gammelt Huus 7/17/2012
55. Kirken Er Som Himmerige 7/17/2012
56. Kirkens Værn 7/17/2012
57. Kiærligheds Og Sandheds Aand 7/17/2012
58. Klapper I Haand, Alle Folke-Færd 7/17/2012
59. Klar Op, Du Sky Paa Øien-Bryn 7/17/2012
60. Kom, Gud-Faders Aand Fuldgod 7/17/2012
61. Kom, Hellig-Aand, Med Skaber-Magt 7/17/2012
62. Kom, Lad Os Prise De Herlige Mænd 7/17/2012
63. Kom, Lad Os Synge Vorherre En Sang! 7/17/2012
64. Kom, Lad Os Tømme Et Bæger Paany 7/17/2012
65. Kom, Lader Os Bygge 7/17/2012
66. Kom, O Hellig-Aand, Kom Brat 7/17/2012
67. Kom, Skab Os Om, Gud-Helligaand 7/17/2012
68. Kommer Hid Kun Med De Smaa 7/17/2012
69. Kommer Sjæle, Dyrekiøbte 7/17/2012
70. Kong Agger I Edessa 7/17/2012
71. Kong Christus Den Første Regierer Endnu 7/17/2012
72. Kong David 7/17/2012
73. Kong Edvin 7/17/2012
74. Kong Salomon 7/17/2012
75. Konstantin Den Store 7/17/2012
76. Korah, Dathan Og Abiram 7/17/2012
77. Korsets Hvide Seiers-Fane 7/17/2012
78. Korstogs-Prædikanten 7/17/2012
79. Kraften Fra Det Høje 7/17/2012
80. Kron-Prinds I Himlen Og Konge Paa Jorden 7/17/2012
Best Poem of Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig

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,
With equal dignity in hut and palace,
With eye as when created heav’nward turned,
All beauty here and grandness keenly knowing,
Familiar though with those things deeply yearned,
Stilled only by eternity’s bright glowing.

I wished for all my line just such a life,
And zealously I planned for its fruition,
And when my soul grew tired from toil and strife,
The ‘Lord’s Prayer’ was its rest and its nutrition.
Then from truth’s...

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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,
Where autumn embraces the blossoming spring,
Where morning and evening unceasingly dance
In noon’s brightest glance.

Oh, wonderful land,
Where glass does not run full of tear-drops as sand,

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