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It is not only our object to represent the state of things in which our characters will shortly be placed; but at the same time to develop an event in the history of our country more celebrated than well known.
Chapter XXXI
Alessandro
Manzoni
Harvard Classics, Vol. 21
 
I Promessi Sposi
(The Bethrothed)
 
Alessandro Manzoni
 
This internationally known Italian novel tells of how the faith of two lovers overcomes all obstacles to their union. It is also celebrated for a vivid description of the spread of the plague through seventeenth-century Milan.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001
 
 
Introductory Note
 
Chapter I
Chapter II
Chapter III
Chapter VI
Chapter V
Chapter VI
Chapter VII
Chapter VIII
Chapter IX
Chapter X
Chapter XI
Chapter XII
Chapter XIII
Chapter XIV
Chapter XV
Chapter XVI
Chapter XVII
Chapter XVIII
Chapter XIX
Chapter XX
Chapter XXI
Chapter XXII
Chapter XXIII
Chapter XXIV
Chapter XXV
Chapter XXVI
Chapter XXVII
Chapter XXVIII
Chapter XXIX
Chapter XXX
Chapter XXXI
Chapter XXXII
Chapter XXXIII
Chapter XXXIV
Chapter XXXV
Chapter XXXVI
Chapter XXXVII
Chapter XXXVIII


 
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