Entire Gutenberg Twain Texts

Entire Gutenberg Twain Texts

Published

Guide--Church Magnificence--"Women not

Admitted"--How the Genoese Live--Massive Architecture--A Scrap of Ancient

History--Graves for 60,000

CHAPTER XVIII.

Flying Through Italy--Marengo--First Glimpse of the Famous Cathedral--

Description of some of its Wonders--A Horror Carved in Stone----An

Unpleasant Adventure--A Good Man--A Sermon from the Tomb--Tons of Gold

and Silver--Some More Holy Relics--Solomon's Temple

CHAPTER XIX

"Do You Wiz zo Haut can be?"--La Scala--Petrarch and Laura--Lucrezia

Borgia--Ingenious Frescoes--Ancient Roman Amphitheatre--A Clever

Delusion--Distressing Billiards--The Chief Charm of European Life--An

Italian Bath--Wanted: Soap--Crippled French--Mutilated English--The Most

Celebrated Painting in the World--Amateur Raptures--Uninspired Critics--

Anecdote--A Wonderful Echo--A Kiss for a Franc

CHAPTER XX

Rural Italy by Rail--Fumigated, According to Law--The Sorrowing

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