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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 459                         Padua

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 built 1580, then through a long passage to the right the guide shows us the old chapel,   old walnut stalls with mosaics, xxx uninterresting [sic], then through a series of low arched passages frescoed, an apartment containing the tomb of the first Bishop of Padua and below it the prison where Giustina was confined.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 A candle was lighted and lowered through a hole to show the catacombs beneath-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The church was used as a Govt Hospital in 1859 but does not seem to have soiled it-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 In front of the church is a little park filled with Sycamore trees and surrounded by an oval mote [sic] filled with water-   its sides neatly built up with masonwork and at intervals ornamented with pedestals holding colossal statues, 74 of them, reached by four hansome stone bridges.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 On the opposite side of this square is the Palace della Loggia in front of which stand two fine statues of Dante and Giotto-in marble.

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 In the old Palazza Papppfava [sic] we found a wonderful piece of sculpture, consisting of pyramids of figures about five and half feet high, two and half feet diameter at the base containing sixty finely wrought figures sixteen to seventeen inches long each, all carved from a single block of white marble, requiring fourteen years and four months labor. The servant informs us that an American gentlemen offered four million francs for it. These European servants are making incontrovertible stories out of the well known extravagance of Americans-

8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 0 The old Palazza della Ragione [sic] now the town-hall has an

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