Convent Affairs

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Author: Giacomo Casanova (Jacques Casanova de Seingalt)
Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 33,367 / 95 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.5
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,037
mnybks.net#: 1582
Genre: Biography

Translated by Arthur Machen.

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a relative of M. Dandolo. That countess, who had been very handsome and was very witty, having made up her mind to renounce the political intrigues which had been the study of her whole life, had sought a retreat in the Convent of St. Justine, in the hope of finding in that refuge the calm which she wanted, and which her disgust of society had rendered necessary to her. As she had enjoyed a very great reputation, she was still visited at the convent by all the foreign ambassadors and by the first noblemen of Venice; inside of the walls of her convent the countess was acquainted with everything that happened in the city. She always received me very kindly, and, treating me as a young man, she took pleasure in giving me, every time I called on her, very agreeable lessons in morals. Being quite certain to find out from her, with a little manoeuvering, something concerning M---- M----, I decided on paying her a visit the day after I had seen the beautiful nun.

The countess gave me her usual welcome, and,

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