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Milan and Mantua

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Author: Giacomo Casanova (Jacques Casanova de Seingalt)
Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 28,711 / 84 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.9
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 580
mnybks.net#: 1591
Genre: Biography

Translated by Arthur Machen.

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e hope of raising a cloud in the heaven of their felicity.

Charles was truly endowed with all the virtues, with all the noble qualities of an honest and distinguished man. Twenty-six years afterwards I happened to require the assistance of his purse, and found him my true friend. I never was a frequent visitor at his house, and he appreciated my delicacy. He died a few months before my last departure from Venice, leaving his widow in easy circumstances, and three well-educated sons, all with good positions, who may, for what I know, be still living with their mother.

In June I went to the fair at Padua, and made the acquaintance of a young man of my own age, who was then studying mathematics under the celebrated Professor Succi. His name was Tognolo, but thinking it did not sound well, he changed it for that of Fabris. He became, in after years, Comte de Fabris, lieutenant-general under Joseph II., and died Governor of Transylvania. This man, who owed his high fortune to his talents, would, perhap

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