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here he remained about twelve days, he visited the well-known points of interest,—the Museum, Lake Avernus, Misenum, Baiae, Capri, Pompeii, and Vesuvius.
Leaving Naples May 20, and riding during the night, he had the next day his first view of St. Peter's from the Alban hills.
That moment a darling vision of childhood and youth was fulfilled.
No pilgrim ever entered the Imperial City with a richer enthusiasm,— not even Goethe, who, in his German home, could not, for some time before he crossn the heavy gates through which we entered the territories of the Supreme Pontiff; rode all night; crossed for twenty-eight miles the Pontine marshes; and at length, from the heights of Alba, near the tomb of the Curiatii, descried the dome of St. Peter's and Rome!
I have now driven within sight of the Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine, and under Trajan's Column!
My fondest expectations are all on tiptoe.
Good-by and love to you all.
Most affectionately ever, Charles Sumner.