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(1815) Author: Matthew Consett - Tema: Sápmi and the Sami
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appearance of this rising sun will be succeeded by
a full blaze of meridian splendor.

The soldiers in general are well-chosen
men; the officers exceedingly polite and
well bred; their uniforms resemble those
of the English, which is also the case in
their discipline.

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LETTER XXXIX.


Copenhagen.

The king of Denmark has seven different
palaces, but few of them affording a very
royal appearance. Copenhagen is
generally his place of winter residence,
Fredericksburg of his summer. Since the prince
of Denmark has taken a share in the
government of this kingdom, the Queen
Dowager has not been allowed to appear
at court, except upon public days. It is
said that when she complained of being
obliged to reside in the castle of
Cronenburg, her grandson replied, that there had
been a time when she did not think it an
improper place of residence for his mother.


The city of Copenhagen is intersected by
canals, so that merchandise can be brought

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