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Giovanni Boccaccio

(1313 – 21 December 1375 / Florence)

Poems of Giovanni Boccaccio

1. Balleta 4/15/2012
2. Proem 1/1/2004
3. Sonetto 4/15/2012

Proem

Beginneth here the book called Decameron, otherwise Prince Galeotto, wherein are contained one hundred novels told in ten days by seven ladies and three young men.

PROEM.
[Voice: author]

'Tis humane to have compassion on the afflicted; and as it shews well in all, so it is especially demanded of those who have had need of comfort and have found it in others: among whom, if any had ever need thereof or found it precious or delectable, I may be numbered; seeing that from my early youth eve

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