Title Page, Copyright, Dedication

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pp. 1-6

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pp. vii-10

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Part One—Kullervo

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pp. 3-74

It seems to me now that from the time I slipped out of the back door at Imatra Hall that night and dodged away behind the houses, with the queer howl of the woman still shuddering in my ears, up to the time I found myself on top the mountain and all the quiet stars overhead, I was not once conscious....

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Part Two—Lemminkainen

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pp. 75-136

Midafternoon, and the sun slanting across the bright water. I sat at the tiller of the little boat. Oskar perched jubilant in spite of his weariness in the prow; and Aino on the thwart in the middle. Aino all in white with a new straw hat, gay with red and blue ribbons, gazed steadily past and beyond me, meditatively...

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Part Three—Väinämöinen

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pp. 137-168

From my aerie working place—putting aside my mallet and chisel from time to time and letting my mind subside on the certainties of the present, like a lark from the clouds returning to his tree—I could look down on all the messuage from end to end; and I could think, all that is mine....