¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 the well. The old guardian who accompanied us said it required a quarter of an hour to raise the water, wetasted it and found it good. I threw some back in it, and by watch found that it took just five seconds to strike bottom. It is probably 2000 years old.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 In the Tower we were shown the cheerless dungeon where Henry 4th was imprisoned for a few months. In the 2nd story of the Tower we saw some antique inlaid furniture and some portraits 600 years old of the Caesers [sic], Nero, Vespasian, Calligula [sic], Vitellius, Tiberius, +c quite distinct and pretty well executed, considering-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 From the top we had a fine view of the city, the river, mountains, valleys +c. On the walls we saw some stone balls, about nine inches in diameter and quite round, nine of them- The query arises “how were they used, as they must have been made long before the time of powder and iron-
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 At 12:20 we took the train for Mayence, where we arrived in a few minutes and remained about half an hour before changing cars again. This old city was a Roman stronghold at least forty years before Christs birth- It is a city of considerable importance but was formerly much greater. Its history of sieges, captures, recaptures and religious fueds [sic] would fill a large volume, many celebrated set [sic] of bones lie in its old churches-