¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 (it makes me giddy yet to think of it) up ^on^ the pavements the omnibus are mere specs [sic] and the colossal statues on the spires look as small as they did from the pavement. What a herculean and dangerous task to raise these great weights to the tops of such needles.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 It is ^said^ that 85 laborers have been killed there. I only wonder it is not more. Its impossible to estimate the cost of this world of labor and patience, the contributions from Governments, Kings, nobles, and enthusiasts, of which 3 million dollars were said to have been given by their patron Saint Charles.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Down stairs again wandering among the 60 immense columns, we see in the distant nave a little gathering, and hear a buzz of voices. We approach and find two or three hundred people attending service where a whole Company of Priests are officiating, while, scattered around in every direction are groups chatting, walking, using opera glasses, as indifferent to the service as if it were beyond the public square.
¶ 6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 1 Thence we go to the Refectory of St Maria delle Grazie whose monastery is now a barracks, but one of ^its rooms^ has been undisturbed to preserve what is left of its celebrated frescoe