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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 red tile roofs.       On the grass plot below this balcony stands
a small monument, a plain shaft, indicating the spot where the
imperial counsellors were thrown out of the window by the nobles
and which was the commencement of the “30 years war”-
The city also contains nine male, and four female, convents.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 At the rear corner of this court stands the Royal cathedral,
an immense building in the purest gothic architecture, very much
resembling the appearance of the cathedral at Cologne.
It has been “repairing” for the past fifteen years and cut stone
in the yard for the new towers and walls indicate many more
years.        The interior is also full of scaffolding but we
had no trouble in walking through it-        It was begun in the
year 1383 and never completed.          There are twelve “chapels”
within, large niches opening into
the body of the church.  The first
one on the right was first shown,
looks very old but has many precious
relics, precious stones inlaid into
the wall among which are several
pieces of chrisopras [sic] large as
my open hand.    On the alter [sic]
are many silver ornaments, four
life size busts with hats on, á la
bishop,  the silver of which they
are made is said to weight 500
lbs,   it is almost as thick as
ordinary card-board.   As we                 [-First painting of Christ-]

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