A Journey Through Sweden: Containing a Detailed Account of Its Population, Agriculture, Commerce and Finances : to which is Added an Abridged History of the Kingdom, and of the Different Forms of Government, from the Accession of Gustavus Vasa, in M,D,XXIII : with Some Particulars Relating to the History of Denmark, and the Life of Count Struenzee

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Graisberry and Campbell, For P. Byrne, 1790 - Sweden - 337 pages
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Page 10 - fix or feven feet in height, at the door of which flood two figures, half naked, and as black as ink, each of whom held in his hand a faggot of lighted fir, and, thus equipped, might have
Page 150 - of canal of 350 feet in length and 30 in depth, was hollowed in the rock, and entirely completed between the years 1715, and 1724. It was planned by Polheim, and. is
Page 148 - and exceeded all the highwrought expectations which I had conceived from the accounts given of them. Twenty-nine years have been already
Page 265 - he concluded with thefe words : " I am obliged to " defend my own liberty, and that of
Page 253 - a man of great ability and integrity, at the head of the party called the OLD HATS. If it had
Page 236 - to be given, by the governor of Stockholm, and " the governors of the different provinces, that
Page 148 - in preparing and collecting the materials, and in 1783, they began to build. It is intended to build four
Page 150 - hollowed immediately under the dock, and from thence is forced, by means of a windmill, into the other
Page 50 - for joining the Baltic with the North Sea, by means of a communication cut through the kingdom.
Page 148 - thus fitting out, and four others, which were in the water, but unrigged, were built in the

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