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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Feb 22 Rome 632

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 A half mile farther we reached the splendid “San Paolo fuori le Mura” (church or Basilica of St Paul) by many regarded as the hansomest church in Europe-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The exterior does not indicate such elegance within. An awkward tower stands, illplaced [sic], away to the left- The front porch is supported by eight massive granite columns-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Entering at the right hand door we find ourselves at once within an immense and elegant room, the transept, without having passed through any vestibule, colonade [sic] or corridor, so common in other fine churches. However the main entrance was intended to be on the extreme of the long wing to the right (the “nave” or main and largest part of the church) but was never completed-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 On entering the transept the ^1st^ thing that attracted my attention, was the flat roof, although high and immense, without supports, yet it lacks the symmetry of the arches, groined ceilings, and domed roofs of other fine churches.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Having satisfied our architectural criticism we soon forget it in amazement at the elegance around us. Walls made

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 [- San Paolo fuori le Mura”]

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