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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Pallanza                    300

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 feet above the lake.      These terraces were covered with Earth
from the adjacent coast,  an enormous undertaking,  but they were
converted into lovely gardens.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 We land near the Palace   and an attendant leads us at once
up into the audience, reception, picture rooms, +c.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 All of the floors with the exception of the Billiard room are
hansomly inlaid in marble and conglomerate cement,   polished,
mosaics, but comfortless-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 The ceilings are high and finely arched.   The windows and
door frames generally marble,   but the walls are, heavily,
gingerly, and in bad taste, covered with bold stucco figures and
designs.            I counted fifteen rooms where the walls were
covered with framed pictures.    The frames very wide, flat,
carved, swure, gilt and rusty-   The pictures all antiques and
not interresting to an amateur.    Some of these galleries were large
and capable, with it fine architecture,   of an elegant display.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Out of one of these picture rooms we entered two recesses,
containing elegant beds.    One of them had been occupied by
the Dutchess [sic] of Kent, mother of Queen Victoria.   The other one by
Charles Felix King of Sardinia-        Out of the adjoining
gallery was another recess containing a gaudily trimmed bed which
had been occupied by Marshall Berthier Sec’y of Napoleon 1st

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 On the opposite side of the Palace   we saw another bed,  rather
more elegant,  the only one with a canopy,  which was occupied
by Napoleon 1st just before the battle of Merengo.   It is a little
wider than it is long.    The trimmings of these beds are mostly
in yellow embroidered satin-        Thence into

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