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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 635 Rome

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 On each side of the high alter [sic] are colossal statues of St Paul and St Peter- A soldier keeps guard within and forbids any one to step upon the scarlet covered steps surrounding the alter [sic]

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The sackristy [sic] contains only old and uninterresting paintings, which the smiling young monk simply unlocks for the additional fee-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 We are next led into the adjoining Benedictine monastery to see the old open square in the center, and as the ladies were about to step from the doorway into the coridor [sic] surrounding it the monk smilingly stopped them saying that Ladies were prohibited in that masculine territory- They stood in the doorway and watched Jep and myself walking around it- Nothing specially interresting except the variety of twisted small marble columns and old christian relics-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 The open court was full of little earthen pots holding rose bushes- Over the columns are old mosaics in the frieze- St Pauls is not, and I believe never was, used for church ^services^ only erected to squander the surplus funds

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Into our carriages again we continued our ride further into the country along an uninhabited road, dusty, bordered by uneven and rugged meadow lands devoid of shade, a mile and

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 [-Coridor [sic] of the monastery-]

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