Spree Island

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Karl-Liebknecht-Straße - History
... Mary's Church at the northern end of the town down to the river Spree ... (“sixpence bridge”), would lead across the water to Spree Island near the eastern terminus of Unter den Linden ... It led from Spree Island across the new Kaiser-Wilhelm-Brücke through Old Berlin, turning slightly north at St ...

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    When the inhabitants of some sequestered island first descry the “big canoe” of the European rolling through the blue waters towards their shores, they rush down to the beach in crowds, and with open arms stand ready to embrace the strangers. Fatal embrace! They fold to their bosoms the vipers whose sting is destined to poison all their joys; and the instinctive feeling of love within their breasts is soon converted into the bitterest hate.
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