Perhaps it sounded more forceful in the language of Dante and Petrarch, but fair enough.
As Petrarch grew old, we do not find him improve in consistency.
After that, they hope to be on the unearthly terms of Laura and her Petrarch.
Tyrwhitt suggests that perhaps Boccaccio's book had fallen into Chaucer's hands under the name of Petrarch.
What nice shading of thought do his remarks on Petrarch discover!
All this honour ostensibly shown to Petrarch was really the salutation to the new dawn.
The village named after it was for some time the residence of Petrarch.
I incline to agree with Meiners in rating the style of Petrarch somewhat more highly.
Petrarch paraded his poems exactly as a peacock does its feathers.
Petrarch continued rather languid during autumn, but his health was re-established before the winter.