¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 three, ascending scale, Echo the same, powerful, long drawn out sweetly modulated by the last notes of the guide blending with the first- Not a repetition as at Padua but long loud and regular, “sweetness long drawn out”-
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Thence back to the rear of the cathedral near which stands the celebrated Campanile, clock tower, or “Leaning tower of Pisa” whose history was burned with other archive of the Cathedral many hundreds of years ago, but is supposed to have been begun in 1174 and completed in 1350, eight stories high, each floor or promenade supported by a circle of columns of fine workmanship.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The stairways are within, only lighted by the door on each side. The tower has six bells, the heaviest weighting six tons and hanging opposite to the projecting part- The lower steps of the tower are about four feet below the land around, sitting in a basin surrounded by mason work like an empty fountain.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 We walked up to the overhanging part and saw the water dripping from the roof of the 7th story, striking fully 12 feet away from the base. Some suppose it to have settled before completion and the top part straightened a little, others suggest earth quakes +c, and others think it to have been so intended originally. about 300 steps to the top-