Rome

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41.9

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12.5

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Province of Rome

Selections from _Corinne_ by Germaine de Staël

October, 1997

from Germaine de Staël, Corinne, or Italy


Book II: Corinne at the Capitol


I

Oswald awoke in Rome. He opened his eyes to a dazzling sun, an Italian sun, and his soul was filled with loving gratitude to a heaven that seemed revealed in its radiant beams. He heard bells ringing out from the city's many churches; he heard canons firing at intervals to announce some important ceremony.

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