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Giacomo Leopardi (1798 - 1837)
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Giacomo Leopardi, one of the greatest Italian poets of all times, was born in Recanati, a town in the Marches not far from the Adriatic coast. At the age of twelve Giacomo was so erudite that his private ecclesiastical tutor had to admit that his own scholarship was inferior to his pupil's and that consequently there was nothing more he could teach him. Devoured by an insatiable craving for learning, Giacomo then resolved to continue his studies alone, and for the next seven years, completely un..
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Death is not evil, for it frees man from all ills and takes away his desires along with desire's rewards.
- Giacomo Leopardi
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