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The Land of Thor   By: (1821-1875)

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THE LAND OF THOR.

BY

J. ROSS BROWNE,

AUTHOR OF "YUSEF," "CRUSOE'S ISLAND," "AN AMERICAN FAMILY IN GERMANY," ETC.

Illustrated by the Author.

NEW YORK: HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE. 1867.

BY J. ROSS BROWNE.

AN AMERICAN FAMILY IN GERMANY. Illustrated by the Author. 12mo, Cloth, $2 00.

THE LAND OF THOR. Illustrated by the Author. 12mo, Cloth, $2 00.

CRUSOE'S ISLAND: A Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk. With Sketches of Adventure in California and Washoe. Illustrations. 12mo, Cloth. $1 75.

YUSEF; or, The Journey of the Frangi. A Crusade in the East. With Illustrations. 12mo, Cloth, $1 75.

Published by HARPER & BROTHERS, New York.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven, by HARPER & BROTHERS, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

I. IMPRESSIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG 9

II. A PLEASANT EXCURSION 25

III. VIEWS ON THE MOSCOW RAILWAY 39

IV. MOSCOW 52

V. TEA DRINKING 60

VI. THE PETERSKOI GARDENS 65

VII. THE "LITTLE WATER" 73

VIII. THE MARKETS OF MOSCOW 77

IX. THE NOSE REGIMENT 88

X. THE EMPEROR'S BEAR HUNT 92

XI. RUSSIAN HUMOR 97

XII. A MYSTERIOUS ADVENTURE 104

XIII. THE DENOUEMENT 125

XIV. THE KREMLIN 134

XV. RUSSIAN MANNERS AND CUSTOMS 155

XVI. DESPOTISM versus SERFDOM 165

XVII. REFORM IN RUSSIA 170

XVIII. A BOND OF SYMPATHY 185

XIX. CIVILIZATION IN RUSSIA 193

XX. PASSAGE TO REVEL 209

XXI. REVEL AND HELSINGFORS 218

XXII. A BATHING SCENE 227

XXIII. ABO FINLAND 236

XXIV. STOCKHOLM 248

XXV. WALKS ABOUT STOCKHOLM 262

XXVI. THE GOTHA CANAL 272

XXVII. VOYAGE TO CHRISTIANA 291

XXVIII. FROM CHRISTIANIA TO LILLEHAMMER 302

XXIX. HOW THEY TRAVEL IN NORWAY 310

XXX. A NORWEGIAN GIRL 317

XXXI. HOW THEY LIVE 335

XXXII. JOHN BULL ABROAD 354

XXXIII. WOMEN IN NORWAY AND GERMANY 361

XXXIV. DOWN THE DRIVSDAL 368

XXXV. A NORWEGIAN HORSE JOCKEY 372

XXXVI. OUT OF MONEY 381

XXXVII. ICELANDIC TRAVEL 383

XXXVIII. HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN 387

XXXIX. VOYAGE TO SCOTLAND 398

XL. THE JOLLY BLOODS 404

XLI. THE FAROE ISLANDS 408

XLII. FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF ICELAND 426

XLIII. REYKJAVIK, THE CAPITAL OF ICELAND 431

XLIV. GEIR ZĂ–EGA 440

XLV. THE ENGLISH TOURISTS 445

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