The Decameron, or Ten Days' Entertainment of Boccaccio (Classic Reprint)

The Decameron, or Ten Days' Entertainment of Boccaccio (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Decameron, or Ten Days' Entertainment of Boccaccio Are more, Nor was the sick, that they It is wonderful what I am going to mention; which, had I not seen it with my own eyes, and were there not many witnesses to attest it besides myself, I should never venture to relate, however credibly I might have been informed about it: such. I say, was the quality of the pestilential matter, as to pass not only from man to man. But, what is more strange and has been often known, that anything belonging to the infected, if touched by any other creature, would certainly infect, and even kill that creature in a short space of time: and one instance of this kind I took particular notice of, namely, that the man just dead, being thrown into the street, coming by at the same time and mating and shaking them about in their mouths, in. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 618 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 32mm | 816g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243284438
  • 9780243284436

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