¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 his ride in the velocipede boat while Anna and Allie were feeding the swans, swanlings, Ducks and Duckeys- An old woman sits near to sell you a bit of stale Bread- We had a delightful walk under and around the Cascade. I hope to see this place again and illustrate it as it deserves-
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 On our return we stopped at Hotel Chatham near the Grand Hotel and took table d’hote dinner to post ourselves a little for our next visit here, were not particularly fascinated with the Chatham
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 26th Sunday [June 1870] We attended service in the church of the Hotel des Invalides (old soldiers hospital). Catholic ceremony by three of four gilded robed Priests, boys swinging incense lamps. The space in front of the alter [sic] filled with a score of old and honored army officers in various styles of uniforms, the main central aisle bordered with a row of soldiers, standing, being mostly drummers who, at the word of command would rattle away loudly for a moment, a brass band in the gallery bursting forth frequently with rich strains and the body of the church filled with citizens devotees on their knees mumbling their printed formulas, all united to impress us American protestants with a solemn and hearty feeling of pity for thin superstition.