¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 soon as they halt, apparently very tired, common sight, to see a score of them lying in the gutters before restaurants Hotels +c. in different directions. Awaiting the unloading of their carts, always muzzled-
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The German draught Horses are the heaviest and clumsiest that I have ever seen, moving like Elephants. Never saw one going faster than a walk and have ^frequently^ seen one horse drawing a load that would require the strength of three and four of the ordinary carriage Horses-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 A large part of the farming is done by women, in the simplest, rudest manner, without the aid of labor-saving agricultural machinery, as in our glorious inventive America. The only approach to it, yet seen was near Homburg where I saw a portable steam engine, near the turnpike, turning a threshing machine.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 About 3 1/4 P.M. we reached Harburg across the river from Hamburg, where the Elbe branching into several small streams and returning again to the main body forms many Islands several miles across. The distance to the city is accomplished by the small steamer, or by the carriages, in