röken aldrig måtte sina

09:18 Aug 5, 2018
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Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Swedish term or phrase: röken aldrig måtte sina

The queen is speaking of a mine that generates a lot of revenue for the Crown but a lot of smoke too

Drottning Kristina som kunde glädja sig åt en utdelning på närmare 1 000 ton råkoppar för närmare 160 000 riksdaler uttalade förhoppningen att ***”röken aldrig måtte sina”.***

I'm not sure how to translate the last bit.

"The smoke never might hers" is the literal translation I believe but...

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Daniel Löfström

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Daniel Löfström
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