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Take a delightful all-expenses-paid trip abroad with William Dean Howells’s 1867 Italian Journeys. Howells, a beloved American author, lovingly details a grand adventure all around Italy, painting scenes of wonder, beauty, and awe-inspiring majesty. Over the course of his writing, you can drink in a dazzling array of splendid locations from Genoa to Naples to Rome. Interested in everything the country has to offer, Howells gives his readers glimpses of both the scenic and the historic as he makes his way by land and sea. Countless readers have allowed themselves to be whisked away by this classic work of travel writing. Sit back, relax, and take a look around as a master writer makes Italy come alive on every page.
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THE ROAD TO ROME FROM VENICE.
"The moving accident is not my trade,"
for there are events of this journey (now happily at an end) which, if I recounted them with unsparing sincerity, would forever deter the reader from taking any road to Rome.
Though, indeed, what is Rome, ...
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