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  • Give it here, gossip, for I make more account of having found it than if they had given me a cassock of Florence stuff.
  • IN WHICH IS RELATED THE NOVEL OF "THE ILL-ADVISED CURIOSITY" In Florence, a rich and famous city of Italy in the province called Tuscany, there lived two gentlemen of wealth and quality, Anselmo and Lothario, such great friends that by way of distinction they were called by all that knew them "The Two Friends."
  • He locked the doors of his house, mounted his horse, and with a broken spirit set out on his journey; but he had hardly gone half-way when, harassed by his reflections, he had to dismount and tie his horse to a tree, at the foot of which he threw himself, giving vent to piteous heartrending sighs; and there he remained till nearly nightfall, when he observed a man approaching on horseback from the city, of whom, after saluting him, he asked what was the news in Florence.

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  • Florence attracts millions of tourists each year.
  • The scene is laid in Florence.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View

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