¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 thin where the large joints played sportively with the howling winds but the blazing wood fire in the large open grate and the carpeted floor soon made friends with us-
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 4th I never felt colder weather on Dec 3rd at home than I did here last night. A poor Breakfast, but for the smaller Italian cities we expect the worst and try hard to accept what we get- Bundled up in open carriage we “do the town”. Near our Hotel is the small church of Notre Dame build in 1177. Beside it is a small yard surrounded by a high wall, containing seven or eight tombs and sarcophagii, of the Scaliger family who reigned in the republic of Verona for 114 years ending 1389-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Two of them are high, Gothic, and surmounted by an equestrian figure life size. One of them cost its proprietor Don Signoria 10.000 gold florins to excell [sic] his predecessors. Its railings are of wrought iron in small pieces that can be swayed like a series of chains, and the ladder, the family crest, often occurs- On the square columns surrounding it are the statues of six christian heroes.