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Francesco Petrarch

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Comprehensive information about Francesco Petrarch including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Petrarch, or Petrarca, (1304-1374) a poet, historian, and scholar, Petrarch was absorbed with the classics and introduced them to his contemporaries. He is seen as a forerunner of the Renaissance. He was a great letter writer, and wrote some odd letters to dead figures of the past. Here are some samples This educational Francesco Petrarch resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left My flowery and green age was passing away, and I feeling a chill in the fires had been wasting my heart, for I was drawing near the... Quote Right
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Quote Left Man has no greater enemy than himself. Quote Right
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Quote Left what a grudge I am bearing against Death, that is standing in her two eyes, and will not call me with a word. Quote Right
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Quote Left Great is my envy of you, earth, in your greed Folding her in invisible embrace,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together. Quote Right
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