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The following observations on Italy, and on Italian manners, occurred in the course of the same Tour in which those contained in a book lately published, entitled, A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany, were made. All who have read that Book will perceive, at first sight, that the present Work is a continuation of the former : but to those who have not, it was thought necessary to account for the abrupt manner in which the following Letters begin.
OF THE SECOND VOLUME.
XIV. Rigour of Venetian Laws exemplified in the Cases of Antonio Ve.
XLVII. Busts and Statues of distinguished Romans-Of Heathen Deities
-Passion of the Greeks and Romans for Sculpture-Farnesian Hercu-
Two Spectators of Opposite Characters--Mr. Lock's Observations on
LII. Carnival at Rome Masquerades and other Amusements in the
Corso-Horse-Races-Serious Opera—Great Sensibility in a Young