Francesco da Barberino, born of a noble family in the Valdelsa in 1264, died in Florence during the Plague of 1348. ... They may be described, in the main, as manuals of good breeding, or social chivalry, the one for men and the other for women. ... At the same time, the second book is quite as well worth reading, for the sake of its authoritative minuteness in matters ... is well worth fighting for; and the victor would deserve to receive his prize at the hands of a peerless Queen of Beauty, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Rossetti's Poems & Translations|
|Author||:||Dante Gabriel Rossetti|