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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Feb Naples 572

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 with gaily dressed pedestrians as today is Sunday. We see multitudes of Priests but no beggars. Perhaps the latter are among the well dressed. All working their way down towards the grand promenade where the Brass band is attracting crowds-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 We finished up the afternoon by a long tramp through the old Royal Palace, an immense affair, which our guide says comprises, all told, nine hundred and ninety six rooms, but the tenth part of that number suffices us. We promenade through the grand saloons, waiting rooms, halls, +c with much more satisfaction than usual because the floors are all elegantly carpeted and do not tire us like the everlasting inlaid marble or wooden floors of the northern Palaces.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Since the capture of Naples a few years, since, by the brave Garibaldi in the name of King Victor Emanuel, this Palace has only been occupied by the Crown Prince, first son of Victor Emanuel. Its previous occupants the Kings and Queens of Naples, were very rich and gay, as evidenced by the number and splendor of the dancing and chatting rooms- nearly all the walls covered with satin or silk, the rest papered in imitation.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 They left in such a hurry that they left a little loose change in one of the upper rooms, to the amount of forty million frances in gold

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 [-Royal Palace, principal entrance-]

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