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HA W KW O O D,
A ROMANCE OF ITALY.
IN THREE VOLUMES
LONDON SAUNDERS AND OTLEY, CONDUIT STREET.
And there was mounting in hot haste—the steed,
CHILDE HAROLDE, CANTO III,
WE have now to pass over a period of several years ; but before resuming the thread of our narrative, we must crave our reader's patience, while we take a cursory glance at the principal events which happened in Italy in the intervening space.
The talents and the ambition of Visconti, now created Duke of Milan, had rendered him by