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From a letter Henrik Ibsen wrote to Edmund Gosse in 1899. The text is in the Norwegian written at that time and translates to English as:

Dear Mr Edmund Gosse!

It was a great pleasure to receive your letter. So I will finally meet you and your wife in person. I am at home every day around noon until 1 pm. I am delighted and surprised by your excellent Norwegian!

Your friendly connected Henrik Ibsen

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