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Petrarch
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Romeo and Juliet
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Petrarch -- as in: Francesco Petrarch
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Romeo and Juliet
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  • —Now is he for the numbers that Petrarch flowed in: Laura, to his lady, was but a kitchen wench,—marry, she had a better love to be-rhyme her; Dido, a dowdy; Cleopatra, a gypsy; Helen and Hero, hildings and harlots; Thisbe, a gray eye or so, but not to the purpose,— [Enter Romeo.

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  • Petrarch helped to popularize the term "Dark Ages".
  • And now here is my pocket Petrarch, and not another word shall I say of this case until we are on the scene of action.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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