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black with age, on which we were informed that the condemned were formerly executed. In the cells are seven pillars, or, rather, eight, one being half merged in the wall; in some of these are rings for the fetters and the fettered: in the pavement the steps of Bonnivard have left their traces—he was confined here several years.

It is by this castle that Rousseau has fixed the catastrophe of his Heloise, in the rescue of one of her children by Julie from the water; the shock of which, and the illness produced by the immersion, is the cause of her death.

The chateau is large, and seen along the lake for a great distance. The walls are white.

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And then there loas a little isle.

Between the entrances of the Rhone and Villeneuve, not far from Chillon, is a very small island; the only one I could perceive, in my voyage round and over the lake, within its circumference. It contains a few trees, (I think not above three,) and from its singleness and diminutive size has a peculiar effect upon the view.

When the foregoing poem was composed I was not sufficiently aware of the history of Bonnivard, or I should have endeavoured to dignify the subject by an attempt to celebrate his courage and his virtues. Some account of his life will be found in a note appended to the " Sonnet on Chillon," with which I have been furnished by the kindness of a citi

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DRAMATIC POEM.

“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, “Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”

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DRAMATIS PERSONS.

Manfred.

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Abbot Of St. Maurice.

Manuel.

Herman.

Witch Of The Alps.

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Nemesis.

The Destinies.

Spirits, Sfc.

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