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  • Uppon a time I was determined to trauell, the fame of Italy, and an especiall affection I had vnto Poetrie my second mistres, for which Italy was so famous, had wholy rauisht mee vnto it. There was no dehortment from it, but needes thether I woulde...

    - Thomas Nashe, The Unfortunate Traveller, 1594

    March 6, 2010