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INTERESTING MANILA 59*
hard The exact number of these churches it is im-
To possible to learn. Even in the walled city, there are so many sanctuaries and chapels that the count never results twice alike, and in this air of old Spain, who cares how many there be?
Most of the churches now standing are modern in construction, but the restorations wrere in strict keeping with the originals, and aside from the matter of sentiment, the interest is not diminished by the fact that the earthquake of 1863 sadly marred most of the best churches of the city.
Individual t^lose are to reac^ ^nes be-
Charactcristics tween the altars and arches, the individual characteristics of the different orders are reflected in the churches they have built. The austerity of the Augustinians seems to hang about the somber shadows of the old church and the sincerity
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