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WITH EXCURSIONS IN
NORWAY AND DENMARK.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
HURST AND BLACKETT, PUBLISHERS,
SUCCESSORS TO HENRY COLBURN,
LIFE IN SWEDEN.
MORN on the waters ! But, surely, Childe Harold never bade his native land good night, or good morrow, from the deck of a steam-boat that left St. Katharine's Wharf, London!
I suppose the sun rises on the Thames at London Wall, as well as everywhere else; but one is not conscious of the fact. Here we have lain all the noisy hours of a summer-night: now the daylight spreads, though the sun is not seen. What great gloomy walls, what dark frightful buildings ! This is London, the heart of the world's commerce.
But now the day-spring spreads. Up goes the roaring steam; the Captain's voice is heard ; and a sweet child in a berth before the table I write at,