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OF

GERMANY AND THE GERMANS,

WITH A GLANCE AT

POLAND, HUNGARY, & SWITZERLAND,

IN 1834, 1835, AND 1836.

BY

AN ENGLISHMAN RESIDENT IN GERMANY.

Die Länder wirst du sehen, die das wilde

Gespann des Kriegs zertrat ;
Doch lächelnd grüst der Friede die Gefilde

Und streut die gold'ne Saat.-SCHILLER.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

SECOND EDITION.

LONDON:

WHITTAKER & CO. AVE MARIA LANE.

1836.

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CON T ENTS

OF

VOL. I.

CHAPTER I.

PAGE

Introductory Observations - Hamburg - Inhabitants of the

Vierländer — The late Poet Klopstock-Inveterate Smoking of the Hamburgers--Cruelty of Marshal Davoust—Heligoland-Altona-Kiel-Graves of the Huns-Lake of PloenDuchy of Holstein-Lubeck-Hanseatic League-Dobberan - Monument to Prince Blucher- Rostock StralsundThe Island of Rugen-Pomerania—The Baltic

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CHAPTER II.

Return to Hamburg-Güstrow-Schwerin-Ratzeburg-De

parture for Berlin — Roads — Lauenburg - LudwigslustMecklenburg-Historical Glance -Sovereigns-Inhabitants

Aristocratic Prejudices - Nobility - Climate - LowGerman Language - Prussian Frontier — Mile Obelisks — Perleberg - Fehrbellen - Spandau - Galley-slaves - Charlottenburg— Mausoleum of the late Queen of PrussiaArrival at Berlin

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