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"There are many churches in Genoa. The most famous is the Cathedral, because of its immense size and great antiquity, having been finished in the Eleventh century. It has some very large paintings and fine statuary." WSC, 1884

"And here let me digress just a moment to say that traveling first class in any part of Europe I have visited is fully double as high as in the United States. In Europe it will average fully six cents per mile, second class about four cents, and third class, which is miserable, 2 1/2 to 3 cents per mile." WSC, 1884

Basilica of Santissima Annunziata del Vastato: "Its entire finish is superb, the frescoing of the ceiling the most beautiful I have see in Europe." WSC, 1884

#5: "From Liverpool we went to London by the North Western R.R., a first class road in every particular--distance 210 miles--time 4 1/2 hours." WSC, 1884

"Americus Vespucius is buried in one of the old churches; the church of Santa Croce contains the tomb of M. Angelo, and monuments of Dante and Galileo." WSC, 1884