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Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1869, by

THE AMERICAN PUBLISHING COMPANY,
In the Clerk's Office of the District of Connecticut.

Copyright, 1897 and 1899, by
THE AMERICAN PUBLISHING COMPANY

Hartford, Conn.

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CONTENTS

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CHAPTER I.
The Capuchin Convent - A Festive Company of the Dead - The

Great Vatican Museum - Papal Protection of Art Scale of
Rank of the Holy Personages in Rome .

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CHAPTER II.
Naples - Annunciation - Ascent of Mount Vesuvius - Monkish

Miracles — The Stranger and the Hackman - Night View of
Naples from Mountain — Ascent of Vesuvius Continued

CHAPTER III.
Ascent of Vesuvius Continued — Celebrated Localities in the Bay of

Naples - Petrified Sea of Lava — The Ascent Continued -
The Summit Reached - The Crater - Descent of Vesuvius 30

CHAPTER IV.
The Buried City of Pompeii — The Judgment Seat - Desolation -

Footprints of the Departed - Skeletons Preserved by the Ashes
- The Brave Martyr to Duty — The Perishable Nature of Fame 43

CHAPTER V.
Stromboli - Sicily by Moonlight — Skirting the Isles of Greece -

Athens — The Acropolis — Among the Glories of the Past
A World of Ruined Sculpture — Famous Localities

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CHAPTER VI.
Modern Greece — The Archipelago and the Dardanelles — Foot-

prints of History - Constantinople — Great Mosque — The
Thousand and One Columns - Grand Bazaar of Stamboul 75

CHAPTER VII.
Scarcity of Morals and Whisky-Slave-Girl Market Report

The Slandered Dogs of Constantinople — No More Turkish
Lunches Desired — The Turkish Bath Fraud .

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