I was passing him with a "buon giorno," when he begged me for my own sake, as well as his, to keep him company.
"buon giorno, Signore," he said in a deep but neutral voice.
As I passed amongst them, nearly every one greeted me with a smile and "buon giorno."
buon giorno, signor padre: why be de melancholy so much and grave in you?
Gaspare, too, took off his linen hat with a stentorian cry of "buon giorno, signora."
"buon giorno, Signor Arciprete," said Luigi, raising his hat as we approached.
Just then the Sunbonnet Babies heard a pleasant voice saying, "buon giorno!"
They called a merry "buon giorno" to the little American girls as the carriage rolled past them.
The children run up as you cross the piazza, say "buon giorno," and run away smiling out of pure delight.