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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 grand beyond anything that was
ever my good luck to see in water-
One fall ^of the most brilliant green.
the next a beautiful blue, the next
a bright crimson, cascades of yellow
red, white +c the most brilliant
of Bengal lights.    Alternated
by changing colors on the  same
spot,      altogether lasting two or
three minutes,  minutes of fairy
enchantment.   We are informed
that during a “full season” the
illumination lasts longer.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 14th   Today we have had another
ramble around the ravine    [ -Giessbach Falls- ]
traversed by the Falls.    Ma and Anna ascended to the second
bridge and entered the cavity behind on [sic] of the highest Falls
called 190 ft.   very much resembling the Falls of Minnehaha
from here Jep, Alice and i ascended to the highest bridge
where the torrent issues from a ravine which we learn is 490 ft
deep.      Very fatiguing.    by count I found it required
1600 steps to carry me back to the level of the Hotel, where
I found Anna roaming among the charming flower beds
and shady walks.   Not a horse or animal other than Dog
or cat disturbs this quiet spot, or secluded retreat.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 At 2 P.M. we saunter lazily down the hill towards the
landing,     stopping for an occasional glimpse of the Cataract

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