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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 little above life size, upon a granite pedastal [sic], surrounded by an
iron fence,  but after walking twice around it we did not dis-
cover any inscription or name in memory of this “wild self-tortu-
ring sophist”.    The edge of the island rests upon a perpendicular
wall, enclosed by an iron of railing, over which we never tire of
looking a the evolutions of the tame Swans, Geese, and Ducks in the
river below,  and the water dividing its course to either side-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 This is the River Rhone, here very swift, and just below our hotel
its more rapid descent becomes a framing cataract whose gentle roar
lulls to sleep-
The city
is built on each
side of the Rhone
which is her
about a quarter
of a mile wide
and which
increase in
width until,   [-National monument-] 
at the point where it issues from the lake, is nearly a half mile wide
and the city “limits” barely reach the end of the Lake,    thence
along the Lake, on each side, are fine drives, and charming Villas
facing the water.    A side walk between the road and walled
shore, finely shaded with old trees, forms a fine promenade,  and
frequent breaks in the stone railing lead down a few steps to little
bright colored boats moored below.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 From our Hotel, as we go up, towards the lake,  the left hand-side-

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