Francesco Petrarch Quotes

Great is my envy of death whose curt hard sword Carried her whom I called my life away; Me he disdains, and mocks me from her eyes!
Petrarch (1304-1374), Italian poet (FRANCESCO PETRARCA). Sonnets to Laura in Death (l. 36-40). NAWM-1. The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces. Vol. I. Maynard Mack, general ed. (5th ed., 1985) W. W. Norton.
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And tears are heard within the harp I touch.
Petrarch (1304-1374), Italian poet (FRANCESCO PETRARCA). Sonnets to Laura in Death (l. 14). NAWM-1. The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces. Vol. I. Maynard Mack, general ed. (5th ed., 1985) W. W. Norton.
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