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Miceal Angelo's slaves (best unfinished) - because the power of the stone & of man [[strikethrough]] lie side [[/strikethrough]] speak side by side —

Macheavelli's writings & directions "to Princes" are remarkable; savage to us nowadays, but for those days [[strikethrough]] th [[/strikethrough]] & for the primitive logic in man today as well - he is a marvelous writer & realist.

In the Uffizzi - [[strikethrough]] Fr [[/strikethrough]] Gaiacoma (?) is marvelous, looks prolific, & like Breughel, Boticelli, in a dangerous field

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