A Glance At Revolutionized Italy; A Visit To Messina, And A Tour Through The Kingdom Of Naples, The…

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byCharles Macfarlane

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...of a few of our religious tracts had been suddenly ordered to quit the country, and had. of necessity, submitted to this harsh order only a short time before our arrival. If we were to send out of England every propagandist of Romanism but let that pass. The arbitrary measure, against a poor widow who had, in a worldly sense, done good to many of the people, was achieved in the full blaze of this new Italian liberty, and when men who are no more Catholics than they are Protestants were domineering over the Grand Duke. The mountain priests took the alarm and represented the case to the high clergy at Lucca, the high clergy of Lucca reported it to the Archbishop at Florence, and he, though notoriously surrounded by many priests that might have followed in the train of Anacharsis Clootz and Hebert, and have worshipped in the temple of the Goddess of Reason, is said to have procured the order. The people complained that they had not had a good season. Many foreign families had been kept away by the prevalent revolutionism or epidemic of the year, and others had taken their departure much earlier than usual on account of the turbulence which had manifested itself at Florence and was spreading all over Tuscany: there were, however, a few English families still lingering in these secluded valleys. The storm of the Palermitan revolution had driven hither from Sicily, where he had resided--the favourite of all classes--for nearly forty years, my old acquaintance G! W., whom I had last seen at Naples in the year 1824. We saw CIVIC GUARD AT THE BATHS. 153 some young ladies sketching among the rocks of tho Lima, and two or three English nursery-maids sitting with their children under the shady trees near the Protestant cemetery. But the tranquillity even of...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...of a few of our religious tracts had been suddenly ordered to quit the country, and had. of necessity, submitted to thi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:June 26, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217161626

ISBN - 13:9780217161626

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