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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Verona to Padua            454

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 della Scala of the Scaliger family. We next drove to the monastery that pretends to have Juliets tomb, but we found it very plain, too fresh, and suggestive of pourboir to be interresting [sic].

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The streets are very narrow, crooked, of uneven widths, quite similar to old Nurmenburg, preserving its ancient appearance. A large number of narrow facades have been ornamented with frescoes some scriptural, some grotesque, all nearly effaced.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 1 Two old Roman archways are preserved, probably built by Empr Gallienus in AD 265, architecturally interrresting [sic], as they are scarcely excelled to this date. In the Piazza dei Signori, a small paved square in a fine marble statue of Dante, and an adjoining Palace with stucco walls has hundreds of bullet holes in the façade dating from Napoleon 1st

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 We found the weather too chilly to attempt any expeditions through old churches.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 5th We did not see Mr Shakespears [sic] “two Gentlemen of Verona” but Mr. C. Remarks that he knows of two gentlemen who are not sorry they are leaving Verona- Bright and clear but cold. 2 P.M. Train towards Padua out through the great circle of fortifications of which our Guide Book says there [sic] forty-   through the level plains covered with tens of thousands of Acres of mulberry orchards- through the famous fields of military exploits by Napoleons 1st and 3rd which I have already referred to (Milan to Venezia), making only one stop, at Vicenza, our fast train reaches Padua at 345. A mile of omnibus ride conveys us to the Hotel de l’Etoile d’or (Golden Star) where we find good rooms awaiting us with cheerful wood fires to

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