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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Orange trees in boxes. Together, on both sides of the building are thirty two, gambled away in two hours one night, by the Prince Elector of Hesse valued at $15000. This gambling, is indulged in moderately by very many good people, for a little amusement, but I feel morally sure that I shall not be tempted to begin-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The Kürsall also contains a large and elegant dining room where regular table d’hote are served at 1. and 5. P.M also restaurent [sic]  which served anything desired by the hundreds of gay people sitting on the terraces facing the ornamental gardens, listening to the fine large orchestra in the summerhouse on the right-        

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 In these grounds gather, the wealth and beauty, from all the hotels and private apartments, to see and be seen.   It is a gay scene, sprinkled with sunshine and shadow. Merry children, romping around the decrepit in wheeled chairs- The latter is quite a common sight. Sometimes they are pushed and others have tongues for drawing.  Fat Dowagers, and crippled millionaires by the aid of these smooth roads, and strong servants, have as good a chance at the waters as the rest of us.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 July 10th Sunday-  This A.M. Anna Jep and I attended service at the English Episcopal Church, chairs, seating 300 to 4000.  A stone structure, rather low, interior having arches, niches, and recesses-and heavy pillars impeding the view.    The opening service was skillfully spun, repeating the same thing from  different

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