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Francesco Petrarch Biography...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

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Quote Left Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together. Quote Right
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Quote Left Great is my envy of death whose curt hard sword Carried her whom I called my life away; Me he disdains, and mocks me from her eyes! Quote Right
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Quote Left Five enemies of peace inhabit with us -- avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. Quote Right
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Quote Left How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance. Quote Right
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Quote Left Death had his grudge against me, and he got up in the way, like an armed robber, with a pike in his hand. Quote Right
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