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Journey to Krasnoe — Diligence –

Road — Bridges — Inns — Istvostchiks — Peasants' dress — Dreary landscape Novogorod Rus. sian village — Military colonies Torjok Arrival at Krasnoe Description of the place — Russian farming - Peasants' houses - Hospital and bath

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LETTER IV. Mode of life in the country — Language

Russian patronymics System of country visiting Guests — A dinner visit – Village fête – Russian swing — Intense heat - An enthusiast

- A run

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LETTER VII.

Exhibition of fire-engines Fire

establishments in the hands of Guvernment

Account of the system Village regulations - Frequent occurrence of rural fires Visit to a monastery — Ex-archbishop — A Te Deum Convent treasures - Origin of the use of images in the Greek church — Visit to Riepinsk — Going to bed

away serf

ance

.

- Mayor of Riepinsk — Towing

barge — Project of establishing

LETTER XI.

steam on the Volga — A name's

day

- Performance

of mass by Country life in Russia — Scarcity of

the archbishop -- Mode of com-

books Censorship Want of

municating the death of the Em- country amusements - Want of

peror Alexander to his mother independence — Law of inherit-

Treasures of the monastery at

- Relative position of master

Yaroslav - Conclusion of visit at

and serf - Description of a country

Yaroslav — Post-horse system -

place — Furniture and interior

Feldt-yägers

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Nature of pro-

perty — Management of peasants

Their characters and habits -

Fasts - Manufactories established

LETTER VIII.

by landed proprietors -- Versati-

Journey to Moscow Bad roads

lity of the Russians

Appren-

River Medveditza Origin of its

ticing children - Household in-

dustry Domestic discipline

- Arrival at Moscow

Anecdote

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The Kremlin - Condition of the

city - Ivan Veliki — The impe-

rial palace — Ancient apartments

of the Russian princesses — The

LETTER XII.

great bell — The holy gate — The

Exercise - house — Intention of

Frost White hares Russian

proceeding southwards . . 74

game-laws — A wolf in a house

The mode in which these animals

catch dogs — Anecdotes of wolves

Their haunts — Modes of de-

LETTER IX.

stroying them — By poison, pit-

falls, traps, shooting - A man be-

Russian autumn Journey from

sieged by wolves — Bears - Good

Moscow to Tamboff — Accident

sport - Bear-shooting Mode in

on the road — Eclipse of the

Novogorod of getting rid of bears

- A coach-and-nine — Cha-

- Singular notions with respect to

racter of the country near Tam-

these animals — Lynxes — Elks

boff - Game — Georgian horses

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CoxCLUDING REMARKS ON RUSSIA.

Acknowledgment of Russian kind-

ness and hospitality. - SYSTEM
OF EDUCATING BOYS — - In public
institutions — At home — Nature
of their studies

Foreign pre-
ceptors — Amusements Treat-
ment of children — Military dis-
cipline – Village quarters — The

Results of early
marriages-Servants-THE GREEK
CHURCH—The clergy—The fasts

Religious tolerance Chil.
dren must always be Greeks if
either parent is of that church.-

PETERSBURG NOT RUSSIA — Cha-
racter of the peasant; of the
tradesman Commercial spirit
pervading all classes.- PROSPECTS
OF RUSSIA — Probable effects of a
political change — Want of inde-
pendent classes — Light in which
the Emperor is viewed by his
subjects — Public functionaries -
Their motives of action - Sus-
picions of Government — Tend to
deter Russia from foreign aggres-
sion Opinions of four distin-
guished generals on the power of

young ladies

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