Complete Works: Essays, Travel Journal, Letters - Travel Journal : Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Travel Journal : Chapter 14 Summary and Analysis

Finally, the author is able to proudly remark that the group has arrived at Rome, Italy. The journal selection is dated November 30, 1580 - April 19, 1581. Here, the secretary dutifully describes another location where they stayed. He writes that they stayed at a place called the Bear, and that it was a high quality location. Their experience there was quite good. The secretary writes in detail about the gilded leather and he compares the Bear to the Gold Vase. He then writes that Montaigne was impressed by the high proportion of wealthy people there in Rome, but disappointed in that too many of the others spoke to him in French rather than in Italian.

There is an incredibly important paragraph describing their experience of Christmas Mass there in Rome. On this one occasion they are able to participate in...

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