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Giuseppe Parini (1729–1799)

Parini, Giuseppe (pä-rē’nē). An Italian lyric and satiric poet; born in the village of Bosisio in the Milanese, May 22, 1729; died at Milan, Aug. 15, 1799. His chief work is a social satire in four parts, called ‘Morning,’ ‘Noon,’ ‘Evening,’ and ‘Night,’ afterward collected and named ‘Day.’ (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).