Quote from "Sunshine Stories" (1869)

Registered motifs in this quote

The Wind blew again, and the Sunshine said: "The swan of fortune flew over the deep gulf, where fishermen spread their nets. The poorest of the fishermen thought of getting married, and marry he did. And to him the swan brought a lump of amber. Amber has the power to draw things to it, and it drew the hearts to the fisherman's home. Amber makes the most wonderful incense, and there came a fragrant air as from a church, like a balmy breeze from God's nature. So the fisherman and his bride were happy and thankful in their quiet home. They were content with what little they had, and their life became a complete sunshine story."

Registered motifs in this quote:

  1. Faith
  2. Incense
  3. Pious humility and gratitude
  4. Wedding

Keywords: Bird, happiness, love, marriage