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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 217            Lake of Lucerne

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 country from the Austrian yoke.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Farther, on the left shore we reach Tells Platte a ledge of rocks at
the base of the Axenfluh (3353 ft hight) where, shaded by overhanging
trees and washed by the waters of the Lake stands the romantic “Wm
Tells Chapel”.           It was consecrated in 1388 (31 years after Tells death)
in presence of 114 of his friends.      Annually the Sunday after
ascencion [sic] day great crowds meet here with gaily decorated boats
to attend mass and hear a patriotic sermon,    near here the
Lake is 800 ft deep.      300 or 400 ft overhead under the tower-
ing cliffs almost alone stands the large hansome [sic] Wm Tells Platte
Hotel–a pleasant resort for persons seeking quietude- (# see page 219)

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 A few minutes farther on, we halt at the town of Fluelan
the extremity of the Lake. 25 miles
from Lucern,     through which and
beyond, over the apparently inaccessible
mountains, was the route across the
alps taken by the 1st great Napoleon
before any road had been made.  It
is now the regular pass over the
St Gotthard.             At Fluelen
we find a row of carriages awaiting
excursionists destined beyond, and
soon hurry off in one of them, bored
insessantly by a crowd of fruit vendors
vieing [sic] with each ^other^ to thrust under
our noses , little baskets filled with
luscious large Peaches, Pears, Plums            [-Flűelen-]

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