Through Scandinavia to Moscow
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Through Scandinavia to Moscow

By William Seymour Edwards
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  • THROUGH SCANDINAVIA TO MOSCOW
    • FOREWORD
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
    • I. London to Denmark Across the North Sea.
    • II. Esbjerg—Across Jutland, Funen and Zealand, the Little Belt and the Big Belt to Copenhagen—Friends Met along the Way.
    • III. Copenhagen, a Quaint and Ancient City.
    • IV. Elsinore and Kronborg—An Evening Dinner Party.
    • V. Across the Sund to Sweden and Incidents of Travel to Kristiania.
    • VI. A Day Upon the Rand Fjord and Along the Etna Elv—To Frydenlund—Ole Mon Our Driver.
    • VII. A Drive Along the Baegna Elv—the Aurdals Vand and Many More to Skogstad.
    • VIII. Over the Height of Land—A Wonderful Ride Down the Laera Dal to the Sogne Fjord.
    • IX. A Day Upon the Sogne Fjord.
    • X. From Stalheim to Eida—The Waterfall of Skjerve Fos—The Mighty Hardanger Fjord.
    • XI. The Buarbrae and Folgefonden Glaciers—Cataracts and Mountain Tarns—Odda to Horre.
    • XII. Over the Lonely Haukeli Fjeld—Witches and Pixies, and Maidens Milking Goats.
    • XIII. Descending from the Fjelde—The Telemarken Fjords—The Arctic Twilight.
    • XIV. Kristiania to Stockholm—A Wedding Party—Differing Norsk and Swede.
    • XV. Stockholm the Venice of the North—Life and Color of the Swedish Capital—Manners of the People and their King.
    • XVI. How We Entered Russia—The Passport System—Difficult to Get Into Russia and More Difficult to Get Out.
    • XVII. St. Petersburg—The Great Wealth of the Few—The Bitter Poverty of the Many—Conditions Similar to Those Preceding the French Revolution.[2]
    • XVIII. En Route to Moscow—Under Military Guard—Suspected of Designs on Life of the Czar.
    • XIX. Our Arrival at Moscow—Splendor and Squalor—Enlightenment and Superstition—Russia Asiatic Rather Than European.
    • XX. The Splendid Pageant of the Russian Mass—The Separateness of Russian Religious Feeling From Modern Thought—Russia Mediaeval and Pagan.
    • XXI. The First Snows—Moscow to Warsaw—Fat Farm Lands and Frightful Poverty of the Mujiks Who Own them and Till them—I Recover My Passport.
    • XXII. The Slav and the Jew—The Slav’s Envy and Jealousy of the Jew.
    • XXIII. Across Germany and Holland to England—A Hamburg Wein Stube, the “Simple Fisher-Folk” of Maarken—Two Gulden at Den Haag.
    • INDEX
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