A mock mass was begun, during which the lections were read cum farsia, obscene songs were sung and dances performed, cakes and sausages eaten at the altar, and cards and dice played upon it.
The industries include paper-mills, flour-mills, distilleries, copper works, and linen factories; and the samovars (tea-urns) and sausages made here are famous.
Other manufactures are glass, chemicals, sugar, sausages and cigars.
The industries are varied, and in some branches, notably gloves (at Arnstadt), glass, sausages and sugarrefining, considerable.
Central Germany (especially Gotha and Brunswick) exports sausages and hams largely, as well as Westphalia, but here again considerable importation takes place from other countries.
Among its industries are distilling and the manufacture of furniture, and the preparation of vermicelli, sausages and other provisions.
Gotha is one of the most active commercial towns of Thuringia, its manufactures including sausages, for which it has a great reputation, porcelain, tobacco, sugar, machinery, mechanical and surgical instruments, musical instruments, shoes, lamps and toys.
They also afford feeding-ground for large herds of swine, and the hams and sausages of the Abruzzi enjoy a high reputation.
Its tobacco-pipes, sausages and soap are widely known.
In the second room of the inn the lieutenant was sitting over a dish of sausages and a bottle of wine.