They come waddling, wading, wandering, walking, weaving, tumbling, toddling, trundling, trudging, trotting, tripping, tramping, trailing, tottering, staggering, stalking, stepping, skipping, sprinting, striding, strolling, strutting, sauntering, shuffling, shambling, sashaying, swaying, sweeping, swimming, sailing, rolling, running, riding, loping, leaping, limping, jinking, jumping, jogging, hopping, hobbling, hirpling, galloping, gliding, flying, floating, dancing, dashing, driving, drifting into Denmark comes waddling, wading, wandering, walking, weaving, tumbling, toddling, trundling, trudging, trotting, tripping, tramping, trailing, tottering, staggering, stalking, stepping, skipping, sprinting, striding, strolling, strutting, sauntering, shuffling, shambling, sashaying, swaying, sweeping, swimming, sailing, rolling, running, riding, loping, leaping, limping, jinking, jumping, jogging, hopping, hobbling, hirpling, galloping, gliding, flying, floating, dancing, dashing, driving, drifting

From the collection Finding Holger Dane; translated from the Danish by Barbara J. Haveland