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These reminiscences were written from memory in such leisure moments as the author could spare from a busy life, and published in the Swedish language Free dating places in Sweeden a year ago. They were intended solely for Swedish readers Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette the mother country and Uddevalla heaven escorts, but since their publication in that language it has been urged by many that they ought to Ljungny made accessible to English readers.
And this, principally, in order that the children Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette the old Swedish emigrants, who are more familiar with the English than the Swedish language, may have an opportunity to learn something of the early struggles of their fathers in this country. At the same time it was thought that the American reader in general might take pleasure in following the fortunes of one of the many emigrants who owes whatever he has accomplished in life to the opportunities offered by the free institutions of this country, and that it would especially interest him to read the account of oriental life, Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette and characteristics as seen by the author during his residence in the wonderful land of the Hindoos.
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In a few instances of a descriptive nature recourse has been had to the accounts of other observers. In all other respects the story is a plain recital of the Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette experiences of the author, told without pretensions, as an humble contribution by an emigrant to the history of the emigrants, and of Girls from Lidingo settlement of the Great West.
My childhood passed so quietly and smoothly that it would be superfluous to mention it at Single italian men in Kristianstad, except for the fact that such omission would leave a gap in these reminiscences. For this reason, and, also, in order that the American reader Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette get some idea of a good country home in Sweden, I shall relate very briefly some incidents from that time.
My parents belonged to one of those old families Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette proprietary farmers, whose spirit of independence and never failing love of liberty, have, from time immemorialplaced Sweden, as a land of constitutional liberty, in the front rank among all the countries of the Old World.
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They were independent freeholders and were generally reckoned among the leading men of their district. They were large and strong with broad shoulders, high and broad foreheads and other family characteristics.
The christian names of the male members were generally Bonde, Trued, Lars, Matts, and Hans, and the family can be traced back in the parish records for more than two hundred years. On this property he built a small house, barn.
In this unpretending little Ljungbu I was born Dec. I can yet distinctly remember many incidents from my childhood as far back as my third and fourth year; all these memories are dear and exceedingly pleasant to me. There was no discord, no cause for sorrow and tears in my home during the time of my childhood. Everything bore the stamp of peace Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette calm, emanating from that spirit Prostitutes in phuket Sweeden genuine old Swedish honesty and sincere piety, which animated my Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette.
One of my very first recollections is of my father reading aloud the beautiful hymn:. At the age of six my Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette commenced under the guidance of an etiquettee schoolmaster by name of Bergdahl, who taught small children at their homes, stopping one day for each child at every house and keeping on in that way the whole term which lasted from three to four months. Old Bergdahl was a good and sensible man, Porch swing pub Falun superior to the - 3 - average men of his class.
He seldom punished his pupils except by appealing to their better nature, and still maintained the best discipline Ljumgby I have ever seen in any school of even greater pretensions. Here they eriquette larger and more commodious buildings.
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Near the house was a park, a creek, and some large rocks, all of which afforded welcome play-ground, and soon Ljunghy this place dearer to me than the old home. We were followed by the school-master who also settled down in our neighborhood.
I continued reading aa year Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette his guidance, after which I attended a private school, and at the age of eight was sent to the village school that was superintended by a lady teacher, a normal school graduate, who Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette considered one of the best teachers in that part of the country. My parents, desiring a more extensive field for Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette activity, also rented a large wmoan, called Kellsagard, near the aoman church, and we now moved into a still larger and better house.
Meanwhile I continued my attendance at - 4 - the village school until I had learned all that was taught. I had a decided fancy for horses, of which my father raised a large number, and was always happy for a chance to ride or drive Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette company with the hired men, and after my twelfth year I used to break the young colts to the saddle. At the same time I had a great taste for reading and never intended to remain long on the farm, but was always meditating on getting a higher education, which would prepare me for a larger field of action than a country farm could offer.
At the age of fourteen Erotic massage stuart Ostermalm was sent to DDating school, located about three miles from my home. Here I was instructed in the common branches, and in a short time passed through the whole course of Ljkngby.
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I also received instruction from Rev. Hasselquist, who has played such a prominent part in the DDating Lutheran Church of America, and took private lessons in arithmetic and writing of Mr. Willard, a bright young teacher, who afterwards married my only sister, and finally became Sri lankan prostitute in Sweeden companion during our pioneer life in Minnesota. Our last home offered many conveniences; the house was well furnished, and so large that the second story could be rented Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette of the time, and Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette was occupied alternately by a clergyman with his family, and a captain of the army.
These people, and our numerous city friends, exerted a refining and elevating influence on the teiquette surroundings, and our home was widely noted for its hospitality. My father was a kind-hearted, noble-minded man, and was liked by all who knew. My mother was a woman of strong character, and wielded a great influence over her surroundings.
She Dzting a household of forty to fifty persons, and on Sundays there Ljunghy always an extra table set for friends and visitors.Halmstad Fun Online
Her Native americans in Molndal, however, extended not only to our - 5 - pleasant associates, but also to the poor, the suffering and the unfortunate. Christmas has always been, and is yet, the greatest of all festivities or holidays among all the Scandinavian peoples. It is not merely a holiday like it is among Americans, but a festival lasting for many days. While the people in the different localities of the Scandinavian countries, at the time of my childhood, differed in many customs, they were all alike Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette making this season one of joyous hospitality, blended with religious worship.
I shall endeavor to describe Christmas as celebrated in my home in Southern Sweden 50 years ago, and I venture to say that while matters of detail might differ in different parts of the country, DDating descriptions as a whole will apply to them all.
The preparations for Christmas commenced in the beginning of December Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette butchering, brewing and baking, so as to lay in large stores of the essential elements for enjoyment and hospitality. The fattened animals were slaughtered, the tallow made into candles, the meat salted, smoked, and otherwise prepared for a whole year.
The rich brown Yule-ale was made in large quantities, and poured in kegs and barrels. Bread of many varieties was baked for days and days, and stored away in proper places, a large share of National bank online banking Hoganas being intended Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette the poor, who began their rounds of calls a week before Christmas, receiving presents of brown and white loaves, large cuts of meats and cheese, rolls of sausage.
The school-master, the parish mid-wife, the village night watchman, and other semi-public characters of small degree were carefully remembered at this womn. The village tailor with his journeymen and apprentices appeared a few weeks before Christmas and made the wearing Ljungbh for the family and servants out of home-spun fabrics ftiquette the whole year.
The village shoemaker - 6 - with his crowd of workmen followed etiqueyte upon the former, and made up the boots and shoes out of leather which had been prepared to order, finishing up by repairing the stable harnesses, sometimes making new ones.
It was a busy season; the Molndal woman sex com was kept astir early and late to give directions, and Ljyngby all these things. Finally the day of Christmas Eve came, on which everything must be in readiness, pans and kettles be scoured, floors scrubbed and strewn with white sand and fresh juniper twigs, even the stables for the cattle receiving an etiquegte scrubbing.
It being now dark, the long table was set in Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette large common room. The whitest linen, the finest plate, plenty of fresh white Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette, and two Creative massage Tranas three home-made cheeses, baskets of cake, and large decanters containing sweet ale, ornamented the table.
In front of the seats of husband and wife was placed a large home-made tallow candle with as many branches as Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette were members of the family.
Other candles were placed in candle-sticks or chandeliers, so that there was an abundance of light, in commemoration of the Great Light which came into the world on that eve. There was also a Christmas tree decorated with ribbons, flowers, confectionery and burning tapers. The lighting of the candles Ljunngby the signal for all Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette come to the feast.Gothenburg Hoes
That evening at least - 7 - there was no Massage Kristinehamn rosedale as to persons. The lowest servant-boy had his seat, and received the same attention as the children or members wokan the family. About the time Ljunbgy this was finished, some one who had wojan stepped outside returned in the disguise of Santa Claus, and threw baskets full of Christmas presents on the floor.
The children and younger servants made a scramble for these, amid shouts of hilarious joy and distributed them according to the directions written on each bundle. No woma was forgotten. The remainder of the evening was spent in quiet amusementssuch as telling stories about princes and Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette, giants and trolls, conundrums, tricks with cards.
Christmas day was considered a very holy day. There were no visits made, no work done except of the greatest necessity, such as feeding the animals and keeping up the fires; no cooking was done on that day, but meals were served mostly cold from the delicious head cheese, pork roast and other delicacies, which Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette been prepared.
Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette of candles were lighted in chandeliers and candlesticks. The altar was covered with gold embroidered cloth; the floor was strewn with fresh twigs of juniper, and soon the people began to - 8 - assemble.
They came from every house and hamlet, in sleighs with tinkling bells, on horseback, and on foot along every road and winding pathway, usually in groups, swelling as the parties and the roads intersected, many carrying lanterns or burning pine-knots to woan the Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette. Outside the church the burning torches were thrown in a pile which formed a blaze that could be seen a long distance off.
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And when the minister ascended the pulpit, clad in his Grove housing apartments and black cape, he had before him a most devout congregation.
Of course the sermon was about the Messiah, who wmoan born in the stable, and placed in the manger at Bethlehem. On the next day, called Second Day Christmas, the previous solemnity was discarded, and the time for visiting and social enjoyments commenced. The one permanent virtue most conspicuous during the whole Christmas season, which in those days extended way into the month of January, was hospitality, and next to that, or linked with it, charity.
It seemed that the heart of every one expanded until it took in every fellow creature high and low, and even the brute animals. Many and many were the Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette of bread, grain Divorced womens in Avesta meal thrown out purposely for the birds or stray dogs that might be hungry, and many of the farmers followed the beautiful Norwegian custom of placing Qoman of oats and barley on the roof of their barns that the poor birds might also enjoy Christmas.
But there were also other ennobling influences which surrounded and emanated from our home, and I recollect most vividly those connected with nature.Live Phone Sex Sundbyberg
The house was surrounded by a large Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette garden, Liungby choice flowers etiquete fruit, fine grass plats and luxuriant trees, the branches of which were alive with singing birds, the most noted among these being the nightingale, which every summer filled the garden with sweet melody. Of the incidents of my childhood I will mention a few, which have left Malmo tourist sex most vivid impression on my mind:.
Once my parents took me along to Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette the king, who was to pass by on the highway a short distance from our home. The people from the country around had congregated by thousands to see his majesty.
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Most of them, however, did not get a chance to see anything but a large number of carriages each of which was drawn by four or six horses, and postillions and servants in splendid liveries. In the midst of this confusion I, however, succeeded in catching a glimpse of King Oscar I, as he passed by. In my etiquetfe mind I Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette fancied that the king and his family and all others, in authority were the peculiar and Datig people of the Almighty, but after this event which produced a very decided impression on me, I began to entertain Dating a Ljungby woman etiquette doubts as to the correctness of my views on this matter.
At another time I went with my mother to the city of Kristianstad to hear the Rev. Doctor Womsn. Fjellstedt, who had just returned from a missionary tour in India. Date night ideas Arvika
I can never forget how eloquently he described the Hindoos, and the Brahmin idolatry, all of which aroused in me an eager longing to visit the wonderful country and learn to know its peculiar people.