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/Norwegian ˈværɡəlan/
Henrik Arnold. 1808–45, Norwegian poet and nationalist, remembered for his lyric and narrative verse
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  • Ole Bull was with wergeland, who was severely wounded by one of the soldiers.

    Ole Bull Sara C. Bull
  • In wergeland we see an instance of the poetical temper in its most unbridled form.

    Henrik Ibsen Edmund Gosse
  • In Norway he had been a pronounced nationalist of the wergeland direction and had taken part in the first peasant uprising.

  • Special study of selections specified as examination material including the writings of Holberg, wergeland, and Welhaven.

    The School System of Norway David Allen Anderson
  • wergeland gave the first poetical expression to the glowing patriotic enthusiasm for liberty and independence.

    Ole Bull Sara C. Bull
  • Most famous of the poets of Norway is wergeland, the Schiller of his country, his works including tragedies, poems and satires.

  • It is difficult, from the sources of Scandinavian opinion, to obtain a sensible impression of wergeland.

    Henrik Ibsen Edmund Gosse
  • wergeland knew nothing of the Danish tradition of his day, which he treated with violent and bitter contempt.

    Henrik Ibsen Edmund Gosse
  • According to wergeland's advice, he also founded a parish library, giving his father's books as its first endowment.

    Arne: Early Tales and Sketches Bjornstjerne Bjornson

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