Keywords: italy -- history -- 1492-1559 -- fiction

The Strolling Saint

The Strolling Saint


Rafael Sabatini

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Year of publication: 0

THE STROLLING SAINT Being the Confessions of the High Mighty Agostino DAnguissola Tyrant of Mondolfo Lord of Carmina, in the State of Piacenza By Raphael Sabatini BOOK I. THE OBLATE CHAPTER I. NOMEN ET OMEN In seeking other than in myselfas men willthe causes of my tribulations, I have often inclined to lay the blame of much of the ill that befell me, and the ill that in my sinful life I did to others, upon those who held my mother at the baptismal font and concerted that she should bear the ...

Keywords: Italy -- History -- 1492-1559 -- Fiction
Love-at-Arms

Love-at-Arms


Rafael Sabatini

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Year of publication: 2002

LOVE-AT-ARMS By Raphael Sabatini Being a narrative excerpted from the chronicles of Urbino during the dominion of the High and Mighty Messer Guidobaldo da Montefeltro Le donne, i cavalier, larme, gli amori, Le cortesie, laudace imprese io canto. ARIOSTO CHAPTER I. VOX POPULI From the valley, borne aloft on the wings of the evening breeze, rose faintly the tolling of an Angelus bell, and in a goat-herds hut on the heights above stood six men with heads uncovered and bowed, obeying its summons to ...

Keywords: Italy -- History -- 1492-1559 -- Fiction