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Re: to love, to like, and "voler bene"

Postby astaroth » Thu 04.23.2009 11:59 am

two_heads_talking wrote:And here I thought Italy was a very 'emotional' or 'romantic' country. I didn't realize there was a hesitancy to show affection there.

Oh yeah I know ... it's all British romanticism's fault :)
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Re: to love, to like, and "voler bene"

Postby AJBryant » Thu 04.23.2009 3:33 pm

astaroth wrote:
two_heads_talking wrote:And here I thought Italy was a very 'emotional' or 'romantic' country. I didn't realize there was a hesitancy to show affection there.

Oh yeah I know ... it's all British romanticism's fault :)



Bloody Byron!
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Re: to love, to like, and "voler bene"

Postby astaroth » Thu 04.23.2009 3:36 pm

AJBryant wrote:Bloody Byron!

Tell me about :)
Byron ... who even managed to die during the Greek Revolution without even going to the battle field ... probably I'm too harsh to the poet ... :?
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Re: to love, to like, and "voler bene"

Postby AJBryant » Thu 04.23.2009 4:44 pm

I know.

Heck of a monument he got out of it, though. :)
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