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Visiting Vesuvius

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Flake's Daily Bulletin

Galveston, Texas

July 28, 1866

An American tourist was visiting Naples, and saw Vesuvius during an eruption. "Is there anything like that in the New World?" asked an Italian spectator.  "No," replied the other, "but we have a Niagara that would put it out in five minutes."

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