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CHAPTER VI.

Another Fair.—Skins.-Dogs bred for Fur.-Books at the

Fair.--Bible Society's Operations counteract the Diffusion

of the Bible in Foreign Lands.-Laplanders.-Peculiar

Race.—Present State. -Numbers.—Language.—Value of

Stock required to subsist a Laplander.—The Fjelde Life.

-Its Attractions.—Corn Banks.—Thrashing Machines.

- Probably a Norwegian, not a Scotch Invention.-

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Fences in Norway.-Description.—Advantages.-Econ-

omy.-Russian Population.—Power. — Policy. — Value

to Russia of a Sea-Coast.-Northern Provinces of Fin-

mark and Nordland.—Their Connexion with Norway-

with Russia.- Probable Views of Russia on that Part of

Scandinavia north of the 62° of Latitude.--Importance of

such an Acquisition.-Indications that it is contemplated. 241

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