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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.



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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