¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 that when she was awaiting us outside, a priest approached an old beggar woman said something with a gruff tone, when she reluctantly took from her pocket a handfull of coppers, from which he selected two or three of the largest and passed on- I have no doubt but that the beggars who infest all of these church entrances are compelled to pay liberally for the privilege.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The Crown Princess has been worshiping at this church on which occasions they have found cushioned seats of distinction awaiting them, until last sunday [sic]when they found the floors empty, and received an explanation from the priest that the Pope had issued an order prohibiting any attentions beyond that given to the common people. Thus the Pope shows his childish hostility on Every [sic] occasion-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 We have been to the museums on the capitoline [sic] hill. First to the building containing statuary and ancient relics many of them dating B.C. A large part are mutilations although many statues are quite perfect. Nearly everything has been “dug up” and the question constantly presents itself “why did the ancients permit these fine statues and works of art to fall in the gardens or fields and be buried like rubbish instead [sic] handing them down carefully to posterity