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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.
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