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Lead and Its Compounds (Paperback) Loot Price: R369
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Lead and Its Compounds (Paperback): Massimo D' Azeglio, Thomas Lambert
Lead and Its Compounds (Paperback): Massimo D' Azeglio, Thomas Lambert

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Lead and Its Compounds (Paperback)

Massimo D' Azeglio, Thomas Lambert

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. My incognito was not betrayed at Kocca di Papa? Carluccio Castri and his wife Carolina?Unfounded gossip of the town about Carolina and me?A Roman lady comes to Rocca?She makes me play the part of a new Joseph?The legal lover? While I am drawing from nature, I fall in with brigands ?They turn out to be mock ones ? Sor Jacobelli, and his strange notions of affection. The humility of my entrance into Eocca di Papa, alone, and driving before me a donkey laden with my few belongings, had not betrayed my incognito. Generally the sight of my professional implements? the sticks, easels, white umbrella, and colour-box? awoke in the urchins of the villages I passed through the idea and hope that I might be the puppet-showman; and occasionally I was greeted with joyful cries of, "The fantoccini! here come the fantoccini!" This time I arrived after the Ave Maria, and did not meet with even this modest ovation. I began at once the life I had chalked out, and soon made acquaintance with several of the townsfolk, who took me for a poor artist (as to the poverty, they hit the mark), and a simple descendant of Adam (in which they did me a manifest injury). VOL. II. E On the little piazza at tlie top of the ascent there was a cafe, kept by a young man called Carluccio Castri, and his wife Carolina, one of the handsomest women of the place. All the notabilities used to repair thither after sunset, and indulge in a good chatter for an hour or two, like sparrows before they put their heads under their wings for the night. I went there too, and sometimes sang tarantellas and other popular tunes to the accompaniment of my guitar, which soon made me a great favourite at Rocca. My popularity increased still more when, the village feast happening to recur, I invented some sort ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2013
First published: April 2013
Authors: Massimo D' Azeglio • Thomas Lambert
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 90
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-32208-9
Barcode: 9780217322089
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-32208-5

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