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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.
CLAKGES STREET, December 14, 1780.
OF THE SECOND VOLUME.
XX. Reflections on the Nature of Venetian Government-Gondoleers
Citizens—The Venetian Subjects on the Terra Firma
XLVII. Busts and Statues of distinguished Romans-of Heathen Deities
Passion of the Greeks and Romans for Sculpture-Farnesian Hercu-