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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Among other attractions here an
at Zurich, is a room containing
a good Billiard table where that
noble game may be enjoyed without
expense,  the first of the kind yet

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 8th  We have been here three days
and thus far accomplished but little
beyond enjoying a good rest and a good
visit with our townspeople Mr. W.B.
Castle  wife and two daughters who
we first saw, the 6th , after their des-
cent from Mt. Rigi.     The “sights”
are somewhat limited within the city
still there are a few objects of much       [-Dying Lyon-]
interest.   A short distance back of our Hotel is a piece of sculpture
by Thorvaldsden  that is justly celebrated.     Walking towards
th foot of the mountain, we emerge from a little thicket to find our-
selves in an abandoned stone quarry with a semicircle of perpen-
dicular wall perhaps 50ft (80ft?) in highth.   In the face of this
solid rock has been carved the admirable figure of the xxxxxx “dying
Lion.” (1821), in memory of the 760 Swiss Soldiers and 26 officers who were
massacred in Paris 1792 [sic] by the successful revolutionists, while the former
were defending the Govt Tuileries-     Out of 1200 who went to Paris,
only 40 escaped,       standing beside us, giving the dreadful details,

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