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WITH EXCURSIONS IN

NORWAY AND DENMARK.

BY

SELINA BUNBURY.

IN TWO VOLUME S.

VOL. I.

LONDON:
HURST AND BLACKETT, PUBLISHERS,
SUCCESSORS TO HENRY COLBURN,
13, GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET.

is 1853.

203. b. 53.

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LIFE IN SWEDEN.

CHAPTER I.

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,

VOL. I.

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