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VALLOM BROS A.
TN the latter part of last October I found myself 1 in the lower slopes of the Apennines, on the shadowy hills of Vallombrosa. Its very name, which Milton has made familiar to English ears, has a poetic and romantic attraction; and whenever it is pronounced, there rises in the memory his famous simile of the innumerable legions of angelic forms
" who lay entranced,
But of the many who know by heart these magical lines, how few there are to whom Vallom