... mortgage anything now, and I have many other debts, so it has come into my mind to help myself as best I can by parting from my dearest possessions, and (since this has often been asked of me) to sell my dear Faustina of antique marble. Necessity...
Isabella D'Este, Marchioness of Mantua, 1474-1539: A Study of the Renaissance - עמוד 364
מאת Julia Mary Cartwright Ady - 1903 - 892 דפים
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