¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 busts and fine statuary of every description, and here again we found American orders exceeding all others- After visiting all others I approached Mr Petro Lazarini to whom I had been recommended as the finest artist in Cararra [sic] to do some work for me, and at once made satisfactory arrangements for modelling and cutting the busts of Alice and Homer.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 A hot, five oclock dinner at the dirty little Albergo, “Nationale”, of good steaks and greasy fried Potatoes with a flask of wine, (good wine that is made in great quantities on the neighboring hillsides, selling at about ten cents per gallon) with hard bread. Thence home to Pisa at 8 1/2 P.M.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Pisa may be called an old city, for in B.C. 180 Augustus gave it the name of Colonia Julia Pisano. Its 50.000 lazy inhabitants dont manage to accomplish as much as an American town of 2000 or 3000. Everything looks shiftless, out-at-the-elbows and-down-at-the-heels, plenty of supplicating beggars, and the rest look as though they would not object to a donation-
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 During our first leisure we drive at once to the Cathedral and its accessories near the edge of the city, comprising four celebrated structures, the “Campanile” or leaning clock tower