¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 filled with small headstones, numbered, without names, all alike, the whole surrounded by a large hansome square colonade [sic] having an interior hall bordered with the tombs of noble families closed in the walls on each side dating back several centuries with hansome portals in the centre of each side. The common people in the central plot are buried very hastily. We saw one coffin still uncovered awaiting the next neighbor to fill up.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 1 In the centre of the city beside the river we enter an old garden, the Giardino Giusti celebrated for its tall old Cypress trees (about 200) one of which reaches to 130 ft, 400 to 400 years old [sic], one large tree about four feet in diameter the guide says is 1200 years old. I have many doubts of it. Up several terraces and a winding stairway we reach an elevation where we obtain a panoramic view of the rusty old city which has seen its best days, and the plains beyond towards the bloody fields of Solfarino and Villa franca-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Shakespeare’s “Two gentlemen of Verona” have doubtless passed away, as Mr Castle says the only two gentlemen he can find are ourselves (modestly). Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet originated here. We drove to the street of the Capulets and saw the house where Juliets parents lived, a narrow five story brick front, which usually has a hat hanging over the archway to the court, a distinctive emblem in their armorial bearings, but it was today removed, or at least we did not find it-