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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 158        Berlin

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 The play was well performed and at times quite exciting although
we could not understand it-  Sometimes, when an excited actor
would rush onto the stage ranting, raving, gesticulating,
in the unmusical shu-schau-schasch of the German   , it
appeared almost ridiculous to us who could not understand-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The auditorium is hansomely [sic] furnished,   eight fine pieces
of white statuary, probably marble, fine frescoes in the panelled
heavily gilt ceiling,  and a hansomely [sic] painted drop curtain-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The shifting ^scenery^ was the best I ever saw, let down from above all
perfect, instead of sliding up to bad joints as in America.    A
representation of a  thunder shower was extremely natural, although
I was quite sure it was artificial I could not help feeling glad that I
had brought my umbrella-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 18th     Tomorrow morning 645 we leave for Dresden, which previous
to 1866 was the capital of the little Kingdom of Saxony, now
gobbled into the folds of Prussia-    This,  is sure to be a
Great Empire,   governed wisely and well by intelligent and
harmonious rulers,  and according to my observations is more
than a match for her boasting French adversary.
Caught and challenged at a time entirely unexpected and unpre-
pared,  having an armed force much smaller than her
adversary who boasted of being fully prepared and equipped with
the finest army in the world,  she (Prussia) has astonished the
whole world again, by a rapidity of concentration even superior
to her famous campaign, against Austria who she “cleaned out” in
six weeks.       The left wing under the Crown Prince
Frederick William  in the upper Rhine-         The right wing

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