Il Designato

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Published: 1910
Language: Italian
Wordcount: 60,279 / 210 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,394
Added to site: 2004.07.03
mnybks.net#: 8627
Origin: gutenberg.org
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di nuovo fuor della finestra; i colombi selvatici erano spariti dagli alberi. Udii la pendola sul caminetto suonar lentamente le cinque ore e la mezza.

--Ora, al fatto,--disse il signor Folengo con uno sguardo scrutatore.

Ne' suoi occhi grigi lessi la sicurezza che la mia risposta doveva essere la buona, e avvertii un impercettibile moto in lui, come di preparazione.

--Il fatto è semplice e grave,--risposi.

Mi alzai, mi posi di fronte all'uomo, e dissi con voce quasi tremante:

--Ho l'onore, signor Folengo, di chiederle la mano della signorina Lidia sua figlia....--

Vi fu un silenzio che giudicai spaventevole. Il signor Folengo si levò adagio, sempre tenendo gli occhi fissi ne' miei, uscì dalla penombra, e rispose:

--Una simile domanda fatta all'improvviso.... Io sono lusingato....--

Mi morsi le labbra; l'istinto vittorioso aveva costretto l'uomo a trincerarsi e a guardarsi da una promessa immediata; le parole uscivan dalla bocca del

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