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Barbarous Northern Tongues – “Hornblower: The Commodore” – C.S. Forester

May 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Culture, Elitism

Calling up in his mind’s eye the chart that he had so anxiously studied, he calculated that it would be an hour before they were in range of the shore again, where the fairway lay close in to the Swedish island of Hven — however that was pronounced in these barbarous northern tongues.

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