I went to see Manzoni,' he says, 'in his house some six or eight miles from Milan in 1838.
The history of "The Manzoni Requiem" is of more than ordinary interest.
He remembered the first time that her eyes had met his at the Manzoni in Milan four years ago.
This looks as though Gozzi had reason to believe that Mme. Manzoni would write her autobiography.
Monti met the young Manzoni when he was on a visit to the college, and took an interest in him.
As the venerated name of Manzoni has fallen from my pen, I shall describe the visit that he made to my studio.
Manzoni informed me that I was speaking to her excellency, Madame Querini.
Manzoni lived to see all his hopes fulfilled, and died two years after the fall of the temporal power, in 1873.
As his compatriot, Manzoni, said of him, "Cavour has all the prudence and all the imprudence of the true statesman."
The day before going to the seminary, I had taken care to entrust all my papers to Madame Manzoni.