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This publication was once first released in 1947 with the subtitle "Sketches one of the Ruins of Italy, Greece, and England," and were out of print for a few years. It presents an informative and shiny account if those international locations of postwar Europe.
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She appeared in a few huge white partitions of auditorium or common-room phered inspirational campagna perche e il and deci- from Cicero, Saint Francis, texts and Ovid: "L'anima humana los angeles for being inspired on the roofless si scute inspirata verso simbolo della liberta"; "Tan- chdli, voi siete Vaurora della vita, vox siete l. a. speranza della patria voi siete sopra tutto I'esercito di domani. " there have been in basic terms 4 or of which had any 5 glass in in all probability be used for schoolwork, or 3 The periods rooms the and have been being held childrens have been taught in between now— none within the higher ones on the shifts, weren't within the study rooms waited the following, left home windows— which may similar time. and those that their turns outdoor. the barbed-wire brambles, this youngest new release of Italians, who have been have been the sunrise of and lifestyles instructed that they that the nation-state used to be EUROPE with no BAEDEKER 138 amused themselves by way of enjoying the emblem of liberty, with unexploded bombs as if they'd been nursery- blocks. "Gosh! " Mattie exclaimed. "Is that secure? " "They take off the caps,"— her consultant smiled— "so they can not pass any longer. " off could she wish to see the home, he requested, the place Germans had made their headquarters? It had vived as the German soldier who were the at the back of to blow had didn't personal safeguard They went it up with its shops of obey orders and had and Mattie's in, first left ammunition purchase attempted to via surrendering himself sur- his to the Italians. impact chilled the again of her neck with horror, yet she pressured The herself to be goal. guy aspect used to be that the Ger- lookout have been within the best flooring of this construct- ing, and, that allows you to hinder the ing it damaged a gap within the poured via position for numerous lived its oppression now departed. to locate during this hideously transmogrified reside- seized and made use of and torment, and which it dozen or soiled pallets: a element on a battlefield and taste and, as the chambers there— completely satisfied sufficient which the invader had strategic all rooms have been white patches the place for the aim of turning the gorgeous little a establish- the smoke had that they gave the impression of room had extra humans now a mattress and startling had chipped— so of Hell. each ing, flue, in order that inside of, blackened— with plaster enemy from via the smoke from the chimney, they'd city into a nonetheless have been, the form of the extraterrestrial beings It middle of saved the who had used to be with queer fascination and THROUGH THE ABRUZZI 139 repulsion that Mattie stared, within the deserted mess- room, at a wall scrawled with jokes and cartoons, of which she could not continuously rather make radl feel: "Kame- Kennst du Knackebrod? ," "Schon battle die Trat in "Was macht die Fussball Brant am Sonntag N achmittag? " The drawings depicted the neighborhood lifestyles: Orsogna," a lazy local lounging crosswise in a basket again of a donkey, and a girl at the with a conca on her head.