Visit to Northern Europe: Or, Sketches Descriptive, Historical, Political and Moral, of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland, and the Free Cities of Hamburg and Lubeck, Containing Notices of the Manners and Customs, Commerce ... Arts and Sciences ... and Religion, of Those Countries and Cities, Volume 1

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J.S. Taylor & Company, 1842 - Finland

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Page 195 - wanton'd with thy breakers—they to me Were a delight; and if the freshening sea Made them a terror—'twas a pleasing fear, For I was, as it were, a child of thee, And trusted to thy billows far and near, And laid my hand upon thy mane—as I do here!
Page 272 - I have only one eye—I have a right to be blind sometimes:" —and then putting the glass to his blind eye, he exclaimed, " I really do not see the signal.
Page 265 - The Danish navy, at this time, consisted of twenty-three ships of the line, with about thirty-one frigates and smaller vessels, exclusive of guard-ships. The Swedes had eighteen ships of the line, fourteen frigates and sloops, seventy-four galleys and smaller vessels, besides gun-boats; and this force was
Page 298 - wrote his valuable works in the latter part of the last century and the beginning of the present. The greatest poet
Page 201 - King Christian stood by the high mast, 'Mid smoke and spray, His fierce artillery flashed so fast, That Swedish wrecks were round him cast, And lost each hostile stern and mast. 'Mid smoke and spray. Fly,
Page 268 - The day is right!" Aloft he bade the red flag glow, And shot for shot he dealt the foe. They shout, whilst fiercest perils grow, "The day is right!" Fly, Swedes, in safest refuge hide ! What arm shall stand 'gainst Denmark's pride In fight!
Page 269 - He gleams, proud Denmark's shaft of war, The foe must own his brighter star; They fly ! Thou road for Danes to power and praise, Dark-heaving wave! Receive my friend, by valor's rays Led through thy wild and boisterous ways ! Guide the bold youth to power and praise,
Page 314 - more firmly established in the northern kingdoms, by the entire and sole dependence of the clergy upon the prince, without the interference of any spiritual superior, as that of the Pope among the
Page 265 - in a far better state of equipment than the Danish. The Russians had eighty-two sail of the line and forty frigates. Of these
Page 272 - then putting the glass to his blind eye, he exclaimed, " I really do not see the signal.

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