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Identifier: gri_000033125008288603
Title: Travels in various countries of Europe, Asia and Africa
Year: 1810 (1810s)
Authors: Clarke, Edward Daniel, 1769-1822 Walpole, Robert, 1781-1856
Publisher: London : Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
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IN ANEW IN THE YEAR 1791. IT LIES 45 ELLS HIGH FROM THE WATERS SURFACE. THE SAME BRIDGE IS HELD TO BE THAT WHICH IN SNORRO STURLESEN is called (said to be) IN RINGEBROE, WHICH DUKE schuule paseracta and his white horse bley beat down under him when he after having been successful at the battle at opsloe wished to fly over to drontheim. thou, traveller! that wanderest here, consider natures WONDERS ;THINK DEEPLY ON THE WORKS OF GOD; THOU SEEST THEMEVERY HOUR:HE HATH PREPARED ROADS AND PATHS ON LAND, ON WATER, WITH MANY MORE THINGS,THAT MAN MAY GO SECURE. TO GOD BE THANKS AND HONOUR ! At Lbsnes we were informed that the skin of the Cat- Goubhas not commonly sold for a higher price, in this country,than seven rix-dollars ; although the lowest value set uponit by the furriers in Hamburgh equals one hundred. Afterwe left this place, we continued our journey in carts, untilwe came to Stav; and amused ourselves, upon the road,hunting the grey squirrels, which are very abundant, and in seeing

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!• IBGE and CATARACT between ETL S TAD and tOSHE § ,im NORWAY TRONYEM TO CHRISTIANIA. y<29 seeing the surprising leaps they take, especially when they chap.xvin.precipitate themselves from the tops of the trees. FromStav we proceeded to Moshuus, where there is a good Moshuus.inn. We found here a sort of cheese made with sugarin it. Birch boughs, and other young shoots, were heapedupon racks near the road, as winter fodder for the cattle.A careless observer of the wild exuberance in which vege-tation appears throughout Norivay might suppose that aconsiderable part, at least, of the productions of the forestsis wasted; but this is not true. The industry of the Economy of the Natives. Norwegians induces them to appropriate almost every thingto some useful purpose. Their sunimum bonum seems to con-sist in the produce of the Jir. This tree affords materials forbuilding their houses, churches, and bridges — for everyarticle of their household furniture—for constructing sledges,car

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