Misson, François Maximilien; Goodwin, Timothy [Oth.]; Wotton, Matthew [Oth.]; Manship, Samuel [Oth.]; Tooke, Benjamin [Oth.]
A New Voyage to Italy: With Curious Observations On several other Countries, as Germany, Switzerland, Savoy, Geneva, Flanders, and Holland. Together, With Useful Instructions for those who shall Travel thither. Done out of French. In Two Volumes (Vol. I.) — London: Printed for T. Goodwin, at the Queen's-Head; M. Wotton, at the Three-Daggers in Fleet-street; S. Manship, at the Ship in Cornbil; and B. Took at the Middle-Temple-Gate in Fleet-street, 1699

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all marry’d ; and that all the Twenty four with
their several Wives, had been seen in a Company
together: Though there is nothing in this but
what is very possible, yet ’cis extreamly rare.
I hope 1 stiall quickly receive a Letter from
you ; and you may expect another from me be-
fore I leave this City. I am,
Venice,Jan. 20. £ I R
16SS. ■ 3
• ■ Tour, &c.

LETTER XVIL

SIR,
TUere are some Observations which I cannot
forbear adding to what Lhave already sent
This Briisre is You> concerning the City of Venice : For Exam-
sotmded m ten pie, the Bridge of Rialto is so famous a Piece,
ihoiiland Riles that I mull not forget to say something of it.
os Elm ycn-.ce :s divided by a great Canal,- of the Figure.
°* an 5’ and the Bridge is about the middle of
Rsgifars, that this Canal. When they begin to praise the Stru-
itcoftTw , dure of this Work, they break forth into Admi-
iyydrid rat:on§? and can sind no Terms but what are too
'DitcNsTTii. weak f°s expressing their Thoughts; but all this
is purely the essfeft of Prejudice. This Bridge
hath but one Arch, and all the Wonder con-
lists in the Greatness of this Arch. I took
care to measure it, that I might give you a cer-
tain Account of it. The Compass of the Arch
makes exafti.y the third part of a Circle, and
there ar? Ninety five Foot srom one End, or one
Extremity of the Arch to the other, on the level
of the Canal: From which we may gather, that
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