¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 balustrade are two, mile-stones. One of them the ancient post which marked the first mile from the centre of Rome out on the appian [sic] way A short round shaft of white marble on a square base. Altogether six or seven feet high-
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 1 Mark Twain says Michael Angelo designed the hills of Rome and the “books” say he designed the capitol square (the “Piazza del Campidoglio”,) which means the stairways railings and the public buildings which surround it on three sides.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 In the centre stands the fine colossal Equestrian statue of Empr Marcus Aurelius, once gilded, and which once stood in the Roman Forum near the arch of Severus- and for a long time since was believed to be that of Constantine the first Christian Emperor-who reigned an hundred and fifty years after him-
¶ 6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 On the ^right and^ left sides of this square are the palaces ^built^ by Giac’ del’ Duca, xx On the right, the palace of the Conservatori, the lower part used for a guard house, and on the left the Capitoline Museum which I hope to visit, as it contains many valuable relics-