St Nicholas [serial] . The bells in the belfryof the Church of theCarmine were the firstto be rung a stormo(in alarm), and soon allthe bells in Florencewere pealing a tumul-tuous summons. Thegreat Vacca (Cow)alone, the bell in thetower of the PalazzoVecchio, was silent;for it was the insurrec-tionists who were send-ing out their appealfrom the towers of Florence, and the Cow, belonging to the government, wasominously quiet. As we stand in the Piazza della Signoria, wherestood then the armed guard of the Sig-noria, and where surged the angry mass ofthe ciompi brandishing their weapons, letus lo

St Nicholas [serial] . The bells in the belfryof the Church of theCarmine were the firstto be rung a stormo(in alarm), and soon allthe bells in Florencewere pealing a tumul-tuous summons. Thegreat Vacca (Cow)alone, the bell in thetower of the PalazzoVecchio, was silent;for it was the insurrec-tionists who were send-ing out their appealfrom the towers of Florence, and the Cow, belonging to the government, wasominously quiet. As we stand in the Piazza della Signoria, wherestood then the armed guard of the Sig-noria, and where surged the angry mass ofthe ciompi brandishing their weapons, letus lo Stock Photo
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St Nicholas [serial] . The bells in the belfryof the Church of theCarmine were the firstto be rung a stormo(in alarm), and soon allthe bells in Florencewere pealing a tumul-tuous summons. Thegreat Vacca (Cow)alone, the bell in thetower of the PalazzoVecchio, was silent;for it was the insurrec-tionists who were send-ing out their appealfrom the towers of Florence, and the Cow, belonging to the government, wasominously quiet. As we stand in the Piazza della Signoria, wherestood then the armed guard of the Sig-noria, and where surged the angry mass ofthe ciompi brandishing their weapons, letus look up at the tower of the Palazzo Vecchio, which THE CLOCK TOWER, VENICE.

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