TRAVELS IN THE UNITED STATES

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Seite 84 - ... representing historical subjects. The hall of the House of Representatives is in the second story of the south wing. Its form is semicircular ; it is ninety-six feet long and sixty feet high, and has a dome supported by twenty-four columns of native variegated marble, whose capitals are of Italian marble. The chair of the Speaker occupies, so to say, the centre of the chord of the arc, the members' seats radiate back from the chair to the massive pillars. Congress is not sitting now. The Senate...
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