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Pelle D'Asino - I         - 23

Il
The ()
   lusso
luxury
,   l'
the ()
   abbondanza
abundance
,   il
the ()
   buon
good
   gusto
taste
   regnavano
reigned
   nel
in the (in)
   loro
their
   palazzo
palace
:    i
the
   ministri
ministers
   erano
were
   saggi
wise
   e
and
   capaci
able
:    i
the
   cortigiani
courtiers
   virtuosi
virtuous
   e
and
   affezionati
affectionate
:    i
the
   domestici
domestic servants
   fidati
faithful
   e
and
   laboriosi
hard working
:    le
the
   scuderie
stables
   vaste
immense
   e
and
   piene
full
   de'
of
   più
most
   bei
beautiful
   cavalli
horses
   del
of the
   mondo
world
,   tutti
all
   coperti
covered
   di
of (with)
   magnifiche
magnificent
   gualdrappe
caparisons
.

Ma
But
   la
the
   cosa
thing
   che
that
   faceva
made
   maggiormente
most
   stupire
astonish
   i
the
   forestieri
foreigners
,   che
that
   venivano
came
   a
to
   visitare
visit
   quelle
those
   belle
beautiful
   scuderie
stables
,   era
was
   che
that
   nel
in the
   bel
beautiful
   mezzo
part
   di
of
   esse
it
   e
and
   nel
in the
   luogo
place
   più
most
   vistoso
showy
,   un
a
   signor
sir
   Somaro
Somaro
   faceva
made
   sfoggio
display
   delle
of (the)
   sue
his
   grandi
large
   e
and
   lunghe
long
   orecchie
ears
.

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