NON-FICTION, FICTION: Nicolo, Maffeo, Marco

The Book.* Here is retold the story of two ancients and a man of middle age who, in 1295 A. D., returned to their native Venice after an absence of 26 years, so changed that they had to beat their way into their own house past forgetful relatives. They drove doubt from their listeners' minds by many changes of rich raiment during a banquet they straightway held, and by slitting seams of the rags they had arrived in and pouring forth heaps of jade, diamonds, rubies and...

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