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(1815) Author: Matthew Consett - Tema: Sápmi and the Sami
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the fairer part of the creation, who in
every quarter of the globe are entitled to
attention. But I will not be too rash in
delivering my opinion. I am, as yet, but
a young Swede, and therefore cannot be
supposed to have had many opportunities
of observation. The ladies, that have
hitherto fallen in my way, have generally
covered their beauties with a veil. At
least I am willing to suppose there is beauty
where I cannot prove the contrary; though
I own, from their shapes and sizes, that
spectator is very complaisant, who gives
them credit for personal qualifications
which certainly do not present themselves
before his eyes.

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LETTER III.



Gottenburg, June 2, 1786.

As we intend leaving Gottenburg
tomorrow, I shall resume my narrative and
give you some account of our proceedings
since I wrote last. On the 29th we
accepted an invitation to dinner from Mr.
Hall, a merchant of eminence in this place,
at whose house we were elegantly

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