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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 in the centre of the cross (the shape of the church) under the grand dome is the high alter [sic] made entirely from bronze found in the Pantheon. Twisted columns nearly three feet in diameter and thirty feet high, gilded, only used by the Pope to read mass in high festivals, and is said to stand directly over the tomb of St Peter reach^d^ by a double stairway of elaborate marble work in front of the alter [sic]-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The railings around and to this tomb are ornamented with one hundred and eleven large brass lamps that are kept constantly burning. At the foot of those stairs is a good statue of Pius 4th kneeling before the elegant gilded bronze doors before the entrance to the tomb-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 [-St Peters-Interior-]

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