¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 probable rise and fall of the various generations who have occupied them- their chivalrous wars, loves, and robberies! And while all eyes are directed to the “Mouse tower”, and all ears listening to Miss Alice reciting the legend of the cruel Hatto I will comft commit ^it^ to writing in memory of
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Archbishop of Mayence, Hatto, is said to have kept a well filled barn locked up during a famine, and by this good living and plenty, had excited the starving people to revolt. The prelate gave orders to seize the rebels, to shut them up in a barn, and then to set fire to it. Not content with this diabolical order, he added insult, by comparing the lamentations of the poor sufferers to the squeaking mice. In the night which followed this atrocious deed, mice penetrated into the Archbishops palace to tear the flesh from his bones. Hatto fled, crossed the Rhine and susspended his bed in the Tower, but in vain.