back to decameron web        
character search place search word search english text back to the texts home page  

[back]

Fifth Day, Conclusion

[020]When Dioneo's silence shewed that his song was ended, the queen accorded it no stinted meed of praise; after which she caused not a few other songs to be sung. [021] Thus passed some part of the night; and then the queen, taking note that its freshness had vanquished the heat of the day, bade all go rest them, if they would, till the morning.