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Page 39 - ... appreciative of the great beauty and grandeur of the scenes amid which she toiled, and so capable of perceiving the reality of things — never mistaking petty, unpleasant trifles of the moment, for monstrous misfortunes. "Such a view as I saw from the Kjostind my eyes had never rested on before : it alone was worth a longer journey than I had made from England.
Page 168 - ... at the edge, where it goes slowest. Thus he intended to travel by express, leaving his things to follow by goods train ! However, after some time, he appeared to make no progress, so he got out a book on glaciers to try and find out the reason for the delay. He was much surprised when he read that a glacier moves at about the same pace as the hour hand of a watch ! Many thousands of years ago there were glaciers in Scotland and England.