My Confessions To Silvio Pellico. The Autobiography Of G. Sorelli: the autobiography of G. Sorelli by Guido SorelliMy Confessions To Silvio Pellico. The Autobiography Of G. Sorelli: the autobiography of G. Sorelli by Guido Sorelli

My Confessions To Silvio Pellico. The Autobiography Of G. Sorelli: the autobiography of G. Sorelli

byGuido Sorelli

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1836 Excerpt: ... Setting, however, to look behind him, from time to time, to observe if the leviathan was pursuing us. The latter, however, paralized at feeling himself the object of mirth to two young Florentines, who, contrasted with him, were like two squirrels presuming to bite the trunk of an elephant, remained for some minutes unable to advance a step, glaring upon us with eyes distended with rage, as long as the dust raised by our steps was visible. If Petzet's turn for sarcasm, and Guido's sense of the ridiculous had given a free rein to our tongues, the speed of our limbs was certainly superior. Taking advantage, therefore, of the pause in which the spell of wrath seemed to have nailed the Roman to the pavement, we gained a distance far beyond the possibility of being reached by him whose little finger could have annihilated us. Weary at length with running, we came to a halt, and, after having spent a whole hour in a jesting review of the pretensions of our would-be instructor, and profound Roman antiquarian, we separated in a jovial mood. CHAPTER XVII. The day had now arrived in which I was to bid adieu to the " Queen of the world"--to wander for the last time among the sepulchres of the illustrious dead; to contemplate the munificent hand of God, shown in the talent of that man who had raised the structure of St. Peter's, and to deplore, while lingering on this consecrated spot, the poverty of the modern world, in reflecting upon the byegone days of antiquity. On the eve of my departure from Rome, wearied and depressed from having during the day, taken leave of so many valued friends, I sought to fly from, myself--or rather to dissipate the melancholy reflections solitude will always awaken. Deprived of the society of those we love, a painful sense of isolation ...

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Title:My Confessions To Silvio Pellico. The Autobiography Of G. Sorelli: the autobiography of G. SorelliFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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