¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The central street is the “Corso” the principal street of Rome, about a mile long, terminating at the “Piazza di Venezia” near the centre of modern Rome. It was the ancient “Via Flaminia”, but time has filled the present roadway to about twenty feet above the ancient one-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The third street is the “Via del Babuino”, which vies quite successfully in attractiveness with the Corso. As we enter the Babuino, the first building upon our left is the fine Hotel des Isle Britanniche, and the second building is the Hotel de Russie where we are now staying, having moved on Friday after the Carnival.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 About a third of a mile down the Babuino we first reach the Piazzo di Spagna at the farther and smaller end of which stands a fine monument erected in 1854 in commemoration of the first promulgation of the “immaculate conception of the Virgin”. Surmounted by her statue in bronze, and on the