A VENETIAN STORY
Throughout Beppo, Byron rambles off in all directions then returns to the story's plot. Still, it is very witty and gives the reader a view of life during that era in Venice, Italy.
It amazes me how he keeps up the rhyming quality as he rattles on . . . and as Byron so aptly put it in his Stanza LXIII:
"To turn, -- and return; -- the devil take it !
This story slips for ever through my fingers,"
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