I liked vey much and encouraged me to read some more books of this publisher to improve my Italian. A narrow and blind alley, such as we commonly see between two houses, was spanned by planks supported by joists on either side, and on the planks was the stool; of which planks that which fell with Andreuccio was one. La sua ricchezza fa pero gola a molti e la ingenuita di Andreuccio viene messa a dura prova. Danny Rinaldo marked it as to-read Nov 18,
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I read this in Italian. Anne rated it liked it Oct 12, Joe marked it dx to-read Feb 01, Be the first to ask a question about Andreuccio da Perugia.
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So, taking with us such few things as we could, few, I say, in comparison of the abundance andeuccio we possessed, we bade adieu to our estates and palaces, and found a refuge in this country, and such favour with King Charles that, in partial compensation for the losses which we had sustained on his account, he has anereuccio us estates and houses and an ample pension, which he regularly pays to my husband and thy brother-in-law, as thou mayst yet see.
Erin rated it it was ok Apr 24, Raquel Rodrigues marked it as to-read Apr 18, Thou mightest as soon pluck a star from the firmament as recover a single denier; nay, 'tis as much as thy life is worth if he do but hear that thou breathest a word of the affair.
Such a stench as never before did I smell the like! But they, who were in dw way as cunning as he, kept on exhorting him to make a careful search, and, seizing their opportunity, withdrew the prop that supported the lid of the tomb, and took to their heels, leaving him there a close prisoner.
Danny Rinaldo marked it as to-read Nov 18, They were evidently a numerous company, and their purpose, as Andreuccio surmised, was the very same with which he and his comrades had come thither: I had to search only a few words in the dictionary I studied Italian for 1 year Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Andreuccio da Perugia: novella dal decamerone by Giovanni Boccaccio
Easy readers series to learn the Italian language. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. By God's grace he took no hurt by the fall, though it was from d height, beyond sousing himself from head to foot in the ordure which filled the whole place, which, [ ] that you may the better understand what has been said, and that which is to follow, I will describe to you.
Andreuccio answered that he knew not, and then told them in detail how it had come about, and what he had found beside the well. Then he recommenced battering the door and shouting, to such a tune that not a few of the neighbours were roused, and finding the nuisance intolerable, got up; and one of the lady's servant-girls presented herself at the window with a very sleepy air, and said angrily: Whereat Andreuccio marvelled mightily, and had he not kept a tight grip on the brink of the well, he would certainly ajdreuccio gone back to the bottom and hardly have escaped grievous hurt, or death.
The two men were minded to despoil the Archbishop of his fine trappings, and imparted their design to Andreuccio, perugiaa ] who, cupidity getting the better of caution, approved it; and so they all three set forth. Thither accordingly he then repaired, and looked at many horses which pleased him much, and cheapening them more and more, and failing to strike a bargain with any one, he from time to time, being raw and unwary, drew out his purse of florins in view of all that came and went, to shew that he meant business.
Alberto rated it it was ok Nov 08, But as they were on their way to the cathedral, Andreuccio gave out so rank an odour that one said to lerugia other: If thou wilt join with us in a little matter which we have in hand, we peruggia not but thy share of the gain will greatly exceed what thou hast lost. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
He accordingly did so, and returned to Perugia, having invested in a ring the money with which he had intended to buy horses. Mina rated it it was ok Nov 15, Refresh and try again. The wrongs of long-ago are much more easily censured than redressed; enough that so it was. This one is about a young man traveling to Naples to buy horses and what happens once he is there.
Andreuccio da Perugia: novella dal decamerone
Gloriana rated it really liked it Jul 09, Diverging thence he came by chance upon his inn, where he found that his host and his comrades had been anxious about perigia all night. This collection proposes books in different languages and levels of knowledge. By God, if thou goest not in, we will give thee that over the pate with one of these iron crowbars that thou shalt drop down dead.
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