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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 337                                Milan

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 46 years making the plans completing them in 1386 and the building was begun in 1837 (Marco da Campione)- Their great boast is that there are scarcely two ornaments alike.   The ornaments on the roof railings represent every kind of fruit and flower and they call it the “flower garden”.   1500 arabesques holding up statues are all different.  Everything is so solid well proportioned and elaborate. The roofs (124 separate sections) are made of marble shingles about two feet square on the average, and two inches thick, smoothly cemented together like a single great block 25 to 40 ft square-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 2 The whole building is 400 ft high, 500 ft long and 300 ft wide, about the width of JH & RP Wades Euclid Ave front.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 27th   Part of the foregoing was the result of another three hours research today, and in addition to that, I have been up to the highest railing upon the spire which cost me 748 steps to return. What a grand panorama.   The great city of rusty tile roofs, of 21500 inhabitants, ten or twelve miles in circumference built upon a level plain like one of our Illinois prairies, the distant horizon a wall of black mountains behind which an extensive snow range looms up beautifully white, while below us

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 [-The “Lords Supper”-]         

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