Twelve Months With Fredrika Bremer In Sweden (volume 1)

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byMargaret Howitt

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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. 1866. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. VISIT TO UPSALA. Saturday, Junk 11th.--On Wednesday morning, rising unusually early, I beheld the sun shining gloriously on a ground moistened by very acceptable rain, which had fallen during the night. Vegetation, hitherto so parched and drooping, now shone forth in its spring freshness and verdure. We were all early, but Tante Fredrika was, I believe, the earliest. We took.coffee at halfpast six, and between seven and eight started for the boat. Tante Fredrika and Hulda both kindly determined to see us off. When we reached the ferry, where a little steamer would convey us in a few minutes to Riddarholm, our place of embarkation, we found my two travelling companions, with Lucia and another Seminarium friend awaiting me, and after hearty congratulations on the change in the weather, we went on board the "Garibaldi." The pleasant, many-islanded Midar stretched temptingly before us, and as we gazed Stockholm-ward we saw white waving signals in the receding distance, the waving pocket-handkerchiefs of dear Tante Fredrika and the young group around her, who, instead of returning home directly, had gone on board the "Westerns," which was lying to, and thence sent their kind wishes after us with untiring goodwill. Our course was up the Malar, and exceedingly pleasant, winding about amongst its many islands, although, perhaps, at length, rather wearisome from its unvarying features. These consist of innumerable rocky islands, generally covered with fir and birch, and sprinkled with, here and there, a large square mansion standing on an eminence and often built of wood, but still more frequently with red or yellow painted cabins, sheltered by tall grey moss-covered rocks, or standing free on some pleasant, sunny promontory. We caught a flitting glim...

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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. 1866. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. VISIT TO UPSALA. Saturday, Junk 11th.--On Wednesday morning, rising unusually early, I beheld the sun shining glo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021741236X

ISBN - 13:9780217412360

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