Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Quedlinburg, an old town of Prussian Saxony, on the river Bode, to the N.W. of the Harz Mountains. In the crypt of the abbey-church, dating from the 10th century, lie the remains of the founder, Henry the Fowler. Quedlinburg is the centre of a great gardening district, whence seeds of all kinds are exported to every part of the world.

“God often bestows temporal prosperities on the wicked, to show how lightly he esteems what the world is so dazzled with; but crosses he reserves for his own, whom he would humble under his Almighty hand, and make them the objects of his delight.”