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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 June 30            On the Rhine            47

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Just above St Goar on the left bank rise the imposing rocks of Lorlei Lorley or Lorelay as they are variously called-447 ft above the Rhine.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The cool shady depths and sandy bottom at this point formerly furnished a great many Salmen [sic], caught entirely by nets, but the yield has dwindled down to 1000 lbs from 8000 lbs.  The river is here narrower and deeper (76 ft) than at any other point.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 There is a famous echo from the rock which, together with the rapids at the foot of the precipice has given rise to various legends.        The rock is now pierced by a railway tunnel.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Above the little town of Oberwesel rise the picturesque ruins of Schönburg the cradle of a once mighty race.  Count Frederick Hermann, Marshall Schomberg, +c  The legend says that in older times seven sisters lived there who were called the seven beautiful countesses. The renown of their beauty and fortune allured [sic] many admirers from far and near. Their homages grew so troublesome that the seven “beauties” resolved to get rid of them.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 [-Lurlei-]

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