Roma Beta; Letters from the Eternal City

Roma Beta; Letters from the Eternal City

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Roma Beta; Letters from the Eternal City

Roma Beta; Letters from the Eternal City

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ROME, January 90, 1894.

ROME, which we reached Thursday, is very much changed since I last saw it; imagine the Fountain of Trevi, all the principal streets, even many of the smaller ones, gleaming with electric lights!

We at once engaged an apartment bathed with sun in the Piazza di Spagna, sun from early morning till late afternoon. But when we moved into it, the day was overcast. The apartment which had been tropical with the sun when we hired it was arctic without it!

We interviewed our padrona (landlady), an immense woman, and demanded a fire.

"But, Excellency, it is not good for the health."

We told her we understood our health better than she, and reminded her that fires had been promised.

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