cantus firmus (ˈkæntəs ˈfɜːməs)
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The little town of Canto Gallo is situated in a narrow valley, and contains about eighty houses.
I had found lodgings in a venda for the last time, the preceding evening, at Canto Gallo.
In fact, eleven stanzas (183-259) correspond to Boccaccio's Teseide, Canto vii.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
This second canto is a delight from beginning to end; Mistral is here in his element; he is at his very best.
This canto never would have converted Boileau from his disapproval of the "merveilleux chrétien."