The Palazzo della Torre was for a fortnight the resort of the curious and the idle.
Della was looking from the window when Chip rode up the hill upon the "coulee trail," which passed close by the house.
You were taken suddenly ill, and neither Della nor myself would leave you, and father was in Bermuda that winter for his health.
But the candidature of Cardinal d'Amboise failed; a four weeks' pope, Pius III., succeeded Alexander VI.; and, when the Holy See suddenly became once more vacant, Cardinal d'Amboise failed again; and the new choice was Cardinal Julian della Rovera, Pope Julius II., who soon became the most determined and most dangerous foe of Louis XII., already assailed by so many enemies.