Travels Into Poland, Russia, Sweden and Denmark ...

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T. Cadell, 1792 - Denmark

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Page 290 - I have something to say to you." She said, "Say on." 15 He said, "You know that the kingdom was mine, and that all Israel fully expected me to reign; however the kingdom has turned about and become my brother's, for it was his from the LORD. 16 And now I have one request to make of you; do not refuse me.
Page 38 - ... of too delicate a nature to be publicly mentioned, terminated at length in an open rupture. Her majefty died at Stockholm in the month of July, 1782. Agreeably to my ufual attention to tombs and monuments, I did not omit paying a vifit to the fepulchres of the kings of Sweden, whofe remains are interred in the church of Riddarholm.
Page 334 - I may fo exprefs myfelf), one above the other : upon the wooden tefters of the beds in which the women lie are placed others for the reception of the men, to which they afcend by means of ladders. To a perfon who has...
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Page 32 - ... is terminated by diftant hills, overfpread with foreft. It is far beyond the power of words, or of the pencil, to delineate thefe fingular views.
Page 87 - Fredericshall, and had the honor to serve the king, in quality of page, on that night when he was killed. I have no doubt that he was assassinated. The night was extremely dark, and it was almost an impossibility that a ball from the fort could enter his head, at the distance, and on the spot, where he stood.
Page 388 - ... thefe parts, who were not permitted to enter into any other port of Sweden. The traffic carried on by thefe means enriched the town, particularly in 1780 and 1781. Since the peace the commerce has greatly diminifhed, and the inhabitants now chiefly fubfift by the herring...
Page 58 - in the day, but through the whole winter nights, is obliged " to wander about in the woods with his herds of rein-deer ; " for the rein-deer never come under cover, nor eat any " kind of fodder but a particular kind of liverwort. On
Page 81 - ... culated round the company in the fame " manner, the prince retired from table, and '* gave immediate orders for poft-horfes." " I " followed," adds the fame perfon, " the of" ficers to the place where the king was " killed. The prince ordered the generals and " officers, who were prefent, to place the " body in a litter prepared to convey it to the
Page 31 - A variety of contrafled and enchanting views are formed by numberlefs rocks of granite rifing boldly from the furface of the water, partly bare and craggy, partly dotted with houfes, or feathered with wood. The harbour is an inlet of the Baltic : the...

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