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In the poem "To the River", what mean "in old Alberto's daugther"?
-- Anonymous, February 08, 2002
Characters from the tenth novella of the first day of Boccaccio's "Decameron."(courtesy of Richard J. Lord via Thomas Mabbott. A young widon openly return the love of an elderly physician named Alberto. In keeping with the seting of the Italian river Po(for pun with Poe).
-- Anonymous, February 09, 2002