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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Feb Rome 646

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 reach two small Egyptian obelisks surmounting two fountains, further on, the artificial ruins of an ancient temple. The remains of Raphaels Villa, (which were swallowed up, along with the garden of Giustiniana) an arch with a statue of Apollo, and rusty statuary, are scattered around-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Every where beautiful shade trees in cluster and rows- Groves of lofty trees trimmed up so high that their tops are like umbrellas ready spread, yielding grateful shade without obstructing an extended view-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The crooks and turns of our drive continually bring us upon unexpected fountains liberally spouting water-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 The Palace is of medium size, of good but plain architecture- and long since abandoned as a residence- but kept up as a museum and picture gallery- It formerly contained a very valuable collection the best of which were removed to the Paris Louvre by Napoleon 1st (the Romans say “robbed”-) but is yet full of art-

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 We hope yet to pay it a visit but our ladies were too fatigued on this occasion to do more than enjoy the two or three miles of promenades along with many other carriages as this is one of the favorite

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 [-Villa Borghese, entrance-]

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