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Fridthjof's Saga
Esaias Tegne'r

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FRIDTHJOF'S SAGA 

By Esaias Tegne'r 

NOTE BY THE TRANSLATORS
 

Tegne'r's poem, "Fridthjof's Saga," has been printed in Sweden in many large
editions and in almost every possible style.  It has been illustrated, and it
has been set to music.  It has been translated into nearly all the modern
European languages.  Moreover it has been rendered into English by eighteen
different translators, and has been twice reprinted in America.  Bayard Taylor
edited an American edition of a translation by Rev.  William L.  Blackley of
Dublin, and published it about ten years ago.  Professor R.  B.  Anderson has
just published in his "Viking Tales," a translation made by Professor George
Stephens of Copenhagen, and which received the sanction of Bishop Tegne'r
himself. 

And yet we venture to add another, and present here the _first_complete_

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