A Yacht Voyage to Norway, Denmark, and Sweden
"[...]hidden from our sight by the shrubs and stunted firs which covered the mountain's side. The waning of his courage did not darken ours; for, like all Englishmen, we instantly commenced a political discussion, which terminated, after an hour's duration, in the British fleet attacking, fatally, the Norwegian gun-boats at Christiansand, nemine contradicente, and the two boors grinning from ear to ear. At length our guides, by signs, signified that silence was requisite. A quarter of an hour more elapsed when one of them motioned us to keep close, and going down on his hands and feet, intimated the proximity of our game. We were now five and thirty yards from the brow of the mountain, and, [...]."
- Paperback | 284 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 13.21mm | 403.7g
- 09 Apr 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations