¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 over our heads and where our voices were being echoed into a deafening roar. In the clear water Mr Castles good eyes could read the architects tablet on the bottom. The water comes by a natural fall from an adjacent mountain-
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 A half mile further, and back again to the wharf, satisfies us with this city said to contain 100.000 inhabitants. Shops small and uninteresting, city on low marshy ground, their chief export is the marble from Carrara and vicinity-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 On board again. Dinner at 4. our agreable [sic] Captain always presiding, and making himself understood by a good many motions and a very few words. The rest of our first class passengers perhaps a dozen, were present at this meal. The 2nd 3rd & 4th officers did not dine with us, but were all agreable, all Italians and none of them talking better English than the 1st.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Off again at 5 P.M. Dusk, windy, cool. Our hansome cabin elegantly finished in Birds-eye maple, with a small library of English Books, and a good Piano, was gay for a short time with card parties, music, reading and chatting, but Neptune began to rock his sea-urchins to sleep, which must have been, suggestive to our party as they soon dropped off leaving the cabin deserted at an early hour