¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 transition from fall to summer. Then directly to the great Cathedral, the most elaborate specimen of church architecture which this insignificant little world of ours affords. Made entirely from the white marble quarried on Lake Maggiore beyond Baveno, its grandeur of design is overwhelming. One scarcely knows where to begin a description A long look is necessary to comprehend the half of its greatness. The very first glance from the steps we enter aws [sic] one into amazement.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 In this photograph a feeble idea of its dimentions [sic] may be gathered from the size of the people ascending the front steps. Every foot if it is a study, and every look revels new wonders, new elaborations of statuary, alto-relievo, bas -relievo, arabesques, arches niches, columns. But we must enter the immense doorway, and here again we are at a loss to describe. Every portion inside and out, is so finely proportioned that one a first scarcely notices its real dimensions.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The first view reveals a forest of columns six long rows, groined arches overhead, and a mosaic marble floor without seats while many people are scattered among the columns. Beggars dip their fingers into the holy urns, and go for us, with extended hand and contorted face. We accept one of the licensed guides, but as he speaks