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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 299            Pallanza

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 died in 1584 canonized in 1610, born
1538 in the castle now in ruins upon
an adjoining eminence-     statue
erected 1694 in honor of the celebrated
cardinal.   70ft high, upon a stone
pedestal 40 ft.        The head, hands
and feet are of bronze, the robe of
wrought copper,   held together by clamps
and masonry within.     There are
ladders within to reach the head
which is large enough to contain
three persons,  the nose making a
comfortable seat,   but the heat and
bats render it an unenjoyable ascent.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 At the right of the statue is a            [-St. Carlo-]
large Ecclesiastical Seminary-      At the most of these towns
the water is too shallow for a landing and the passengers meet
us a few rods from shore in their flat bottom sharp pointed
barges   covered with hoops ready to support an arriving when
needed,   handled by two oarsmen who row standing in the
stern facing the bow

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 At 11 1/2 oclock,  a few rods from Isola Bella,  we descend into
the row boat and land upon that beautiful island.
In 1690 it was a barren wast of rock quite flat,   on the west
end Count Vitalio  Borromeo built a large Palace of about 200 rooms
occupying the whole width of the island.    Upon the east end he
built a series of ten garden terraces,   the highest being an hundred

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