Stanza 52


E in brieve non solamente nel suo marchesato ma per tutto, anzi che gran tempo fosse passato, seppe ella sí fare, che ella fece ragionare del suo valore e del suo bene adoperare,

And in short she so comported herself as in no long time to bring it to pass that, not only in the marquisate, but far and wide besides, her virtues and her admirable conversation were matter of common talk,


Iamque non solum intra patrios fines sed per finitimas quasque provincias suum nomen celebri preconio fama vulgabat, ita ut multi ad illam visendam viri ac matrone studio fervente concurrerent.

And already her name, heralded by frequent rumor, had spread abroad, not only within the confines of her fatherland, but through every neighboring province; so that many men and matrons, with eager desire, came flocking to see her.


Noght oonly of Saluces in the toun
Publiced was the bountee of hir name,
But eek biside in many a regioun,
If oon seide wel, another seyde the same;
So spradde of hir heighe bountee the fame
That men and wommen, as wel yonge as olde,
Goon to Saluce upon hir to biholde.

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