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THE

LAND OF THOR.

BY

J. ROSS BROWNE,

AUTHOR OF

“YUSEF,” “CRUSOE'S ISLAND,” “ AN AMERICAN FAMILY IN

GERMANY,” ETC.

Autographe

Xllustrated by the Author.

NEW YORK:
HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,

FRANKLIN SQUARE.

68241
By J. ROSS BROWN E.

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, $175.

YUSEF; or, The Journey of the Frangi. A Crusade in the East.

With Illustrations. 12mo, Cloth, $175.

PUBLISHED BY HARPER & BROTHERS, NEW YORK.

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

CONTENTS.

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CHAPTER

PAGE

I. IMPRESSIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG ....

II. A PLEASANT EXCURSION ...

III. VIEWS ON THE MOSCOW RAILWAY...............

IV. MOSCOW...........................................

V. TEA-DRINKING................... .................

VI. THE PETERSKOI GARDENS ......

VII. THE "LITTLE WATER” ..........................

VIII. THE MARKETS OF MOSCOW.........................

IX. THE NOSE REGIMENT ............

X. THE EMPEROR'S BEAR-HUNT ......

XI. RUSSIAN HUMOR ....................

............................... 97

XII. A MYSTERIOUS ADVENTURE ............

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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 ...

XX. PASSAGE TO REVEL......

XXI. REVEL AND HELSINGFORS ......

XXII. A BATHING SCENE .........

XXIII. ABO-FINLAND......,

XXIV. STOCKHOLM ........................

248

xxy. WALKS ABOUT STOCKHOLM............................ 262

XXVI. THE GOTHA CANAL .............

XXVII. VOYAGE TO CHRISTIANIA ......

291

XXVIII. FROM CHRISTIANIA TO LILLEHAMMER......................

XXIX. HOW THEY TRAVEL IN NORWAY ..................

XXX. A NORWEGIAN GIRL.......

317

XXXI. HOW THEY LIVE..........

XXXII. JOHN BULL ABROAD........

354

XXXIII. WOMEN IN NORWAY AND GERMANY..............

361

XXXIV. DOWN THE DRIVSDAL....... ....................... 368

XXXV. A NORWEGIAN HORSE-JOCKEY..........

372

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