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The Flight of the Earls (Author: Tadhg Ó Cianáin)

section 77

The nobles landed at a small town called


Capolago. From there they went to a great remarkable Italian city, Como by name, situated on the side of a great lake named Lake Como. It goes a distance of eighty leagues through Germany. Over that lake, therefore, all the wine that is required comes to the greater part of the portion of Italy which borders it.