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Luigi Cerretti (1738–1808)

Cerretti, Luigi (cher-et’tē). An Italian poet and rhetorician; born in Modena, Nov. 1, 1738; died in Pavia, March 5, 1808. The purity and elegance of his diction made him, at an early age, the most distinguished professor of rhetoric and oratory in Italy. His ‘Poems and Select Prose,’ collected into a posthumous volume, were instantly successful, and have retained their rank ever since.