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Reuss River

The Reuss is a swift-flowing river running through Lucerne, where it is crossed by two medieval bridges, the fourteenth-century Kapellbrücke and the fifteenth-century Spreuerbrücke. It is fed by Lake Lucerne, also known as Vierwaldstättersee, or Lake of the Four Forest Cantons.

The Shelleys traveled to the Reuss during the Swiss journey; it is described in History of a Six Weeks' Tour:

Reuss is exceedingly rapid, and we descended several falls, one of more than eight feet. There is something very delicious in the sensation, when at one moment you are at the top of a fall of water, and before the second has expired you are at the bottom, still rushing on with the impulse which the descent has given.