¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 soon showed that they had been gathering amunition [sic] and strength during the armistice of Sunday- as it was continued with a vigor superior to any Carnival during many years past- and a few hours of watching from our open windows soon demonstrated that we chose wisely in limiting ourselves to the last two days, for inspite of blankets and pillows, our elbows seemed to be wearing away to the bones. We found our position excellent.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The crown Prince Hurbert [sic] and his wife Marguerita with their suites were occupying the Parlor and balcony below us giving us an excellent opportunity of witnessing the kind of feeling which the Roman populace were having for the Royalty as this was one of their first appearances since the occupation of Rome.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The carnival is limited to the “Corso”, the principal street in Rome, which, beginning at our right (gate- del Popolo) a quarter of a mile, extends a mile beyond us to the left, to the large old Palace Venezia-
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 In front of our Hotel stands the church of San Carlo a little back from the street of which circumstance some speculator had taken advantage by erecting a hansome two story balcony for the occasion, with zinc covered roof