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(1815) Author: Matthew Consett - Tema: Sápmi and the Sami
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stage, but the Swedes in the field.” His
voice was heard by Lady Koningsmark,
who knew him at once, and with great
anxiety dispatched a page to apprize him
of his danger. When the king received the
message he looked towards the lady, who
immediately fainted. The king and his
attendants took the hint which had been so
kindly given them, and returned to the
camp, before the Poles gained the least
intelligence that that august person had
been present in the very heart of their city,
as an humble spectator of the defeat of
himself and his army.


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LETTER XXXVI.



Nordkoping.

We left Stockholm on the evening of the
17th, and slept at Soder-telge, a small town
two stages from the metropolis. The next
morning our road lay through a very fine
fertile country, with large luxuriant fields
of corn and other tillage. They were
making hay in the meadows, which seemed
to yield very plentiful crops. The roads in

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