¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Each way from Monaco the coast is very precipitous preventing ingress from the rear. The narrow neck of land connecting the Principality with the main can be easily defended. The strong fortification is said to be defended by four soldiers and three cannon. On the main land, under the shelter of the cliffs is situated the fine building and charming grounds of the “Casino”, the gambling house which composes the sole charm of Monaco attracting crowds daily from the coast resorts on either side- There, may be seen elegance vice, and misery in close communion. The taxes upon this concern has entirely supported the government of Monaco, until very lately when it was sold by the Prince to the gamblers for a large sum.
¶ 6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Through the western part runs the wide bed of the shallow Paglione, having but little water except in very wet weather or during high southernly winds from the sea.Upon the west side of this River is the “strangers quarter”