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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 716 Rome

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 and just within are a dozen more with arms stacked the chief of whom examines our pass (which we obtain without much trouble from the Hotel porter) and during the long walk through empty halls and up long wide marble stairways before reaching the museums we pass a half a dozen more guards each of whom sees that our pass is in hand.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 These hostile forces so closely facing each other will eventually get in a muss- The Popes guards are swiss hirelings who work for pay, but I imagine the Italian Govt will not long brook this restraint over these galleries of art which ought to be open the whole day instead of two or three hours of the afternoon of four days each week.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The halls and interesting objects are too extensive and confusing to my memory to permit of a detailed statement although I have spent two afternoons there-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 The Library is more extensive and ornamental than useful. The first room is the most elaborate, divided in two aisles by a row of pillars through the centre supporting the arches, of the elaborately frescoed ceiling in gaudy colors- Elegant Vases and tables presented by Kings and Emperors are scattered through the rooms- At the farther end of this room we enter a long hall

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 [-Candelabra hall-]

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