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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 enter the gambling rooms, where wealth, fashion, elegance, excitement and misery are intimately blended.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 There are three gambling rooms two rooms having one table each and the central, largest, having two. These tables are 15 or 16 ft long, by 6 or 7 ft wide Two are “Roulette”, and two are “Trente et quarante” (cards)-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 These rooms are the ^most^ elaborate of all, frescoes by the famous Conti of Munich,the Viotti Brothers of Milan, gilded basreliefs, inlaid floors, elegant chandeliers and Sofas.  Gold laced flunkey’s enforce quiet.       

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 The law wisely prohibits regular citizens from gambling, wishing only to fleece foreigners.        

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 My Courier said that children under 16 were not allowed to enter, but of course Jep and Alice are anxious to see.  Although I did not see any children among the visitors I slipped Jep in,and satisfied his curiosity, 13 years old-    But with Alice it was a little more doubtful. We determined to try, and risk an expulsion. We marched in, up to the first table, just as we had taken a glance at the tiger (?) a watchful attendant approached and said “ce n’est pas possible”  (it is

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 [-Gambling-]

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