Giovanni Boccaccio

Giovanni Boccaccio (c. 1313-1375)

“There is a popular proverb which runs as follows: ‘He who is wicked and held to be good, can cheat because no one images he would.'”

  • The Decameron (Fourth Day, Second Story) by Giovanni Boccaccio, translated by G. H. McWilliam. New York: Penguin Classics, 2003.

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