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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 60            Bingen

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-

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