By W. F. Kirby
Excerpt from Kalevala, the Land of Heroes, Vol. 2
In his mind the idea entered, That at Pohjola was once marriage ceremony, And a drinking-bout in secret.
Mouth and head awry then twisting, And his black beard all disordered, In his rage the blood departed From the cheeks of him unsatisfied, And right away he left his ploughing, 'mid the sector he left the ploughshare, immediate his horse he fixed, And he rode without delay homeward, To his dearest mother's residing, To his expensive and elderly mother.
And he acknowledged as he approached her, And he referred to as, as he used to be coming.
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