Mar 30: Manzoni's I PROMESSI SPOSI

The Plague of Milan

"I Promessi Sposi," a seventeenth century novel, vividly describes
the devastating plague of Milan. Then whole families sickened
in a few hours and died in less than a day's time of strange and
violent complaints whose symptoms were unknown to physicians.

Read from Manzoni's I PROMESSI SPOSI ........  Vol. 21, pp. 500-512