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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 221            Lake of Lucern

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 quite as much frequented,   neither one is high enough to be honored
with the eternal snow cap which covers so many summits just beyond
How strange to sit bear [sic] headed on our porch in midsummer and see such
immense fields of snow apparently within a mile or two,   but in this
clear atmosphere distances are very deceptive,   they are at least
30 or 40 miles away-    During the past day and
two nights I have had my first sickness, a high fever with infla-
mation under my jacket, frightening my good ladies, and demonstrating
the natural kindness of Mr. and Mrs Castle who have delayed their
departure two days.     Until late in the nights I hear the
sharp crack of the drivers whiplashes and the jingling bells on their
horses.        The water is good, but the changes from one
city to another, require us to be very sparing in its use.    Even
the Horses cannot move from here to Zurich 30 miles, without having
a five or six week sickness.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 We have been to the Organ concert, at the Cathedral behind
our Hotel, given every day from 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 P.M.  one franc each.
Together with perhaps 70 other tourists we sit scatteringly in the large
body, or auditorium, as still as “church mice”  listening to the varied
tones of one of the largest organs in the world,  sometime sounding in
the far distance then suddenly rushing upon us like instant thunder that
made the building tremble and our ears ring.    A thunder storm with
rain, hail, and rumblings, was well given.   The tones were all
good and melodious.    Around the church, at a distance
of 30 to 40 ft is a covered promenade enclosed by a frescoes wall of
comical and rediculous [sic] figures.  Seeing an occasional wreath of flowers or
small bouquets upon the pavement we look down to examine our pavement

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