From Iris Origo’s Leopardi: A Study in Solitude (pg. 5)- recounting the life of the poet’s father. I haven’t looked into whether the elder Leopardi’s… 108 more words
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Always dear to me was this lonely hill,
And this hedgerow, which from many sides
Bars the gaze from the utmost horizon.
But sitting and looking out, endless…