Mar 13: Manzoni's I PROMESSI SPOSI

Before Noblity Ran Tea Rooms

Manzoni has pictured in this thrilling romance of the seventeenth
century nobility, the pompous and sporting life of those good old
days when nobles lived sumptuously in spacious castles surrounded
by vast estates.

Read from Manzoni's I PROMESSI SPOSI ............  Vol. 21, pp. 318-332