¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 1 The house is tastefully furnished and furnished as the exterior might indicated. Small marble statuary in nearly every room, several of them originals by Thorwalsden , Canova, +c, one room entirely devoted to marble, all choice works of art. Another small room, devoted to paintings, all of them small and select. Fine frescoes by the finest artists but of the most delicate coloring .
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The exterior is equally rich and plain. In front a hansome [sic] double entrance in front marble, rows of marble Egyptian Lions guarding the first terrace, the next terrace below holding two small mounted canons [sic], and still farther in front the fine Italian terraced wall holding flower pots vaces [sic], statuary +c overlooking the water and boat landing upon each side of which extend long rows of old poplars forming a delightful promenade along the vace covered wall. Down the one towards the town we go finding new beauties at every step, near the Gate, an elegantly furnished summer house in the Moorish style. Altogether the most delightful private establishment that I have seen-
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Table d’hote 6 1/2 P.M. Vis-á-vis to us sit an interresting quartette. The father a quiet business like man of perhaps 45 years, compressed lips and half shut sharp eyes, speaking like an American, by his side a moonfaced wife with frizzy curls and fat as a hogshead, beside her, two daughters perhaps 20 & 22, modest, large and on the road to equal their mothers dimensions, clear rosy complexion, well behaved and really interresting, but the ladies are all thoroughly English, and frequently smile kindly at Alice’s prattle