the Kalevala

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Sat Dec 13 10:07:10 EST 2003


On Friday, December 12, 2003, at 04:07 PM, HSchinske at aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 12/12/03 3:44:29 PM Central Standard Time, Otter 
> Perry <ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com> writes:
> I _did_ read the whole Kalevala in an incredibly irritating
> translation -- it's all in the meter familiar to folk of
> the USofA as that used by Longfellow in _Hiawatha_.
>
> ['This is the forest primeval, the murmuring pine and the hemlock']
>
>
>
> Er, isn't that a different poem? "Evangeline" I think.

Oh, goodness gracious me.  I grovel.  I abase myself.

Of _course_ it's _Evangeline_.

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