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Draʹchenfels (Dragon-rocks)

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So called from the legendary dragon killed there by Siegfried, the hero of the Nibelungen-Lied.        

“The castled crag of Drachenfels


Frowns oʹer the wide and winding Rhine,


Whose breast of waters broadly swells


Between the banks which bear the vine.”

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Byron: Childe Harold, iii. 55.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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