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Johan Falkberget

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Lisbeth was his she was his . . . the words became a beautiful and tender hymn glorifying a love which triumphed over all worldly vicissitudes. The hymn resounded over all the plains, over the ice and snows. In the name of Christ Jesus, he raised the chalice to Bjorn's mouth. In the name of Christ Jesus!
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Lisbeth of Jarnfjeld (1930), p. 52

 
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