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A Personal Narrative of a Journey Through Norway, Part of Sweden, and the Islands and States of Denmark (Paperback) Loot Price: R383
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A Personal Narrative of a Journey Through Norway, Part of Sweden, and the Islands and States of Denmark (Paperback): Henry...

A Personal Narrative of a Journey Through Norway, Part of Sweden, and the Islands and States of Denmark (Paperback)

Henry David Inglis

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1837 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. Maxims for Locomotion--An Error of the Travelling English--An Anecdote--Curious Trait of Norwegian Character--Departure from Bykle--Magnificent Scenery--Burke's Doctrine of the Sublime--Scarcity of Birds--Interior of a Cottage--A Ruin--Desolate Scene--A Forest--Character of a Norwegian Forest--Interior of a Farm-house in Tellemarken--Costume--Sporting--The Cock of the North--Flavour of the Game--Household Furniture--Scotch Pedlar in Norway--Norwegian Notions of Britain--Marriages--Garden Productions--Manner of Cooking Peas--Abundance of Cherries--State of Agriculture, and Natural Capabilities of Norway--Indolence and Prejudices of the Natives--Corn Brandy--Longevity of the Norwegians--Marriage Scene on a Lake--Norwegian Festivals--Another Minister--An Anecdote--Wild Lily of the Valley--A Scene among the Mountains--Cheese-making on the Mountains--The Mios Vand--Lake Prospects--A fatiguing Journey--Tind--The Louven--Approach to the Capital--Christiania. Never do I recollect to have slept more profoundly, or to have been blessed with a more refreshed awakening, than after my midnight walk. The whole of this day was to be spent at Bykle, and a considerable part of it was necessarily occupied in preparation for rhy journey on the morrow; for as my route lay through an almost unfrequented country, and as I had made up my mind to be a pedestrian, several preli76 MAXIMS FOR LOCOMOTION. minaries were essential to my convenience. I disposed of the gteater part of the contents of my small portmanteau, reserving only a change of linen and foot-gear; and this is all that any pedestrian requires. It may not perhaps be altogether useless to inform the reader, what dress I have always worn on the pedestrian journeys I have made, and what articles I have carrie...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Henry David Inglis
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-25247-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-25247-2
Barcode: 9781150252471

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