Around the clock in Europe; a travel-sequence . Sacer is clear, and Tivoli andthe Sabine Farm of Horace. Like the Archangel Michaelon the Castle of Sant Angelo, the sun, too, begins tosheathe his sword, and its glitter throws a warm mantleover the shoulders of the marble angels on the bridge.Most conspicuously, as is proper, it lingers on the paledome of St. Peters, touches into life the sculpturedsaints of the portico, and floods obelisk, fountains, andall that vast elliptical piazza toward which are extendedthe sheltering arms of Berninis colonnade. How fair,beneath that roof, are the dazzli

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Around the clock in Europe; a travel-sequence . Sacer is clear, and Tivoli andthe Sabine Farm of Horace. Like the Archangel Michaelon the Castle of Sant Angelo, the sun, too, begins tosheathe his sword, and its glitter throws a warm mantleover the shoulders of the marble angels on the bridge.Most conspicuously, as is proper, it lingers on the paledome of St. Peters, touches into life the sculpturedsaints of the portico, and floods obelisk, fountains, andall that vast elliptical piazza toward which are extendedthe sheltering arms of Berninis colonnade. How fair,beneath that roof, are the dazzli
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Around the clock in Europe; a travel-sequence . Sacer is clear, and Tivoli andthe Sabine Farm of Horace. Like the Archangel Michaelon the Castle of Sant Angelo, the sun, too, begins tosheathe his sword, and its glitter throws a warm mantleover the shoulders of the marble angels on the bridge.Most conspicuously, as is proper, it lingers on the paledome of St. Peters, touches into life the sculpturedsaints of the portico, and floods obelisk, fountains, andall that vast elliptical piazza toward which are extendedthe sheltering arms of Berninis colonnade. How fair,beneath that roof, are the dazzling marbles, shiningtombs, sculptured effigies, and glowing mosaics! Butfairer far is this prospect from the hill, of Rome in hersoft coat of many colors, the velvety ruins of the Pala-tine, the stone-pines in sentinel stiffness down the dis-tant Appian Way, the sunny piazzas, the sparklingfountains, and the verdure and bloom of the slopes ofthe Janiculum, under the cloudless blue of a soft Italiansky. Ave, Roma eternal PRAGUE 4 P.M. TO 5 P.M.. PRAGUE 4 P.M. TO 5 P.M. A BROODING, stolid city is Prague; the sombre capitalof a restless, feverish people. It is the hotbed anddarling seat of all Bohemia; and Bohemia languishesfor her lost independence as Israel did by the watersof Babylon. She does not, however, pine in hopelessdespair like the Hebrews, but nourishes a keen expect-ation of regaining her lost estate, and grits her teeth,in the mean while, with fiery impatience. She points,and with reason, to the fact that the Slavs — Czechs,Slovaks, and Moravians — easily outnumber the Hunga-rians; yet Hungary is free, and she in bondage. And soBohemia, for all her exterior of gracious courtesy, is bitterand hard at heart; a people of a passionate, thwarted pa-triotism ; a people that has suffered and been degraded,but that has never for a moment forgotten. Prague isan expression of all this; in her sullen, gloomy architect-ure; in the persistence of national types and charac-teri

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