Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (18071882). Complete Poetical Works. 1893.
From the Swedish and Danish. King Christian
(Kong Christian stod ved hoien mast) A National Song of Denmark
Written during a visit to Copenhagen in September, 1835. The poet first heard the air from some strolling musician in a coffee-house, and looking up the words by Johannes Evald in his lyrical drama Fiskerne (The Fishermen), Act ii. Sc. v., translated them.