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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Rome 682

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 too far away.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The walls are too irregular and broken to admit of walking on the top, but if they were in yankee land some enterprising speculator would make a fortune with the charming promenade-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 At frequent intervals the wall is supported by heavy square projections twenty or thirty feet square-large enough to accomodate [sic] men and cannons-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 On around the large “campo militaire” past the Porta Tiburtina now closed, to the old Porta San Lorenzo, where, over the massive stone arch we see three large passages where three ancient Acqueducts passed one above the other- One of them the “Acquia Felice” has been put in order and still supplies Rome with fresh water.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 The ancients seem to have entirely ignore the law of hydrostatics, that water carried under ground would raise again to seek the level of its source, but always carried above ground over massive brick arches on a steady incline from the adjacent mountains

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 The extensive ruins of these acqueducts (there were nineteen of them formerly) stalking through the Campanian plain in different directions and through unoccupied parts of the city, each one varying from twenty to forty-five miles in length, are very interesting to the antiquarian

8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 0 Dusty, tired and hungry, we were glad to find a cab that was about to return empty and for thirty cents (found afterwards that it was ten

9 Leave a comment on paragraph 9 0 [-Ancient Acqueduct- {sic}]

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