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NIUNA CORROTTA MENTE INTESE MAI SANAMENTE PAROLE; ET COSI COME LE HONESTE A QUELLA NON GIOVANO, COSI QUELLE, CHE TANTO HONESTE NON SONO, LA BEN DISPOSTA NON POSSON CONTAMINARE, SE NON COME IL LOTO I SOLARI RAGGI, O LE TERRENE BRUTTURE LE BELLEZZE DEL CIELO.
Boccaccio, Conclusione del Decamerone.

["A Corrupt mind did never yet understand any word in a wholesome sense; and as such a mind has no profit of seemly words, so such as are scarce seemly may as little avail to contaminate a healthy mind as mud the radiance of the sun, or the deformities of earth the splendours of the heavens." (J.M.Rigg)]

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