Giovanni Boccaccio

Giovanni Boccaccio (c. 1313-1375)

“Come, Love, the cause of all my joy,
Of all my hope and happiness,
Come let us sing together”

  • From a poem included by Giovanni Boccaccio in the conclusion of the Second Day in his Decameron, translated by G. H. McWilliam. New York: Penguin Classics, 2003.

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