Italy, the Magic Land

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Author: Lilian Whiting
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 91,503 / 277 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 42.5
LoC Category: DG
Downloads: 1,104
Added to site: 2009.08.11
mnybks.net#: 24971
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Travel

The period of modern art in Rome -- Social life in the Eternal city -- Day-dreams in Naples, Amalfi, and Capri -- A Page de Conti from Ischia -- Voices of St. Francis of Assisi -- The glory of a Venetian June -- The Magic land.

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responsibility in the fulfilment of lofty purposes. What charming associations these guests and sojourners have left behind! Hawthorne, embodying in immortal romance the spirit of the scenic greatness of the Eternal City; Margaret Fuller, Marchesa d'Ossoli, allying herself in marriage with the country she loved, and living in Rome those troubled, mysterious years that were to close the earthly chapter of her life; Robert and Elizabeth Browning, the wedded poets, who sang of love and Italy; Harriet Beecher Stowe, finding on the enchanted Italian shores the material which she wove with such irresistible attraction into the romance of "Agnes of Sorrento;" Longfellow, with his poet's vision, transmuting every vista and impression into some exquisite lyric; Lowell, bringing his philosophic as well as his poetic insight to penetrate the untold meaning of Rome; Thomas William Parsons, making the country of Dante fairly his own; Thackeray, with his brilliant interpretation of the comédie humaine; Eme

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