Giacomo Leopardi Quotes

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No one is so completely disenchanted with the world, or knows it so thoroughly, or is so utterly disgusted with it, that when it begins to smile upon him he does not become partially reconciled to it.

Giacomo Leopardi

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Le Rimembranze and L'appressamento della morte also belong to this early period of the art of Leopardi. After having wiGiacomo Leopardid to the man Giacomo Leopardi has loved in vain that little bit of happiness which is possible to attain on this earth Saffo concludes by affirming that of all the hopes for joy of all the illusions there remains to await her only Tartarus. Storia dell'Astronomia ("History of Astronomy" 1813) is a compilation of all of the knowledge accumulated in this field up to the time of Leopardi.