¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 cents more than the law allows) were taken two miles to our hotel, the first mile of road being bordered with high farm walls which were pierced for musketry, but the Pope found no chance to use them-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Another day we took a cab to the gate of San Lorenzo and continued our walk along the wall, inside. A quarter of a mile to the railroad track, thence up the track, into the city thirty or forty rods to the interesting ruin of a temple, a circle within, ten immense niches, massive brick arches similar to the Pantheon. And half of the roof still remains in one great arch seventy or eighty feet high, where were found statues of Hercules, Adonis, Esculapius [sic], Pomonus +c. and is conjectured to have been the temple Minerva Medici.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 A little farther brings us to the gate of St Maria Maggiore, over which formerly passed two acqueducts, the passages yet showing above the line of the walls. The first, Acquia Claudia—the second Anio Novus The inscription yet plain says it is forty five miles long, built AD 500 by Emp Claudius, +c- The six columns on each side seem to have been made by a succession of Corinthian capitols pile one above another. Opposite to the centre, outside, stands the monument