But let us turn preciso France and inquire whether she has done any of the things mentioned

But let us turn preciso France and inquire whether she has done any of the things mentioned

And having committed this adjonction error, he was obliged onesto follow it up, so https://datingranking.net/it/passion-review/ much so that, preciso put an end onesto the ambition of Alexander, and esatto prevent his becoming the originale of Tuscany, he was himself forced esatto che razza di into Italy

I will speak of Louis (and not of Charles) as the one whose conduct is the better esatto be observed, he having held possession of Italy for the longest period; and you will see that he has done the opposite to those things which ought puro be done onesto retain verso state composed of divers elements.

I will not blame the course taken by the king, because, wishing puro get verso foothold sopra Italy, and having per niente friends there-seeing rather that every door was shut preciso him owing puro the conduct of Charles-he was forced esatto accept those friendships which he could get, and he would have succeeded very quickly per his design if con other matters he had not made some mistakes. The king, however, having acquired Lombardy, regained at once the authority which Charles had lost: Genoa yielded; the Florentines became his friends; the Marquess of Mantua, the Duke of Ferrara, the Bentivogli, my lady of Forli, the Lords of Faenza, of Pesaro, of Rimini, of Gabinetto, of Piombino, the Lucchese, the Pisans, the Sienese-everybody made advances puro him esatto become his friend. Then could the Venetians realize the rashness of the course taken by them, which, con order that they might secure two towns per Lombardy, had made the king master of two-thirds of Italy.

Let any one now consider with what little difficulty the king could have maintained his position durante Italy had he observed the rules above laid down, and kept all his friends secure and protected; for although they were numerous they were both weak and timid, some afraid of the Church, some of the Venetians, and thus they would always have been forced onesto stand mediante with him, and by their means he could easily have made himself secure against those who remained powerful. But he was niente affatto sooner mediante Milan than he did the contrary by assisting Pope Alexander onesto occupy the Romagna. It never occurred puro him that by this action he was weakening himself, depriving himself of friends and of those who had thrown themselves into his lap, whilst he aggrandized the Church by adding much temporal power onesto the spiritual, thus giving it greater authority.

King Louis was brought into Italy by the ambition of the Venetians, who desired to obtain half the state of Lombardy by his intervention

And as if it were not enough preciso have aggrandized the Church, and deprived himself of friends, he, wishing puro have the kingdom of Naples, divided it with the King of Spain, and where he was the adjonction arbiter con Italy he takes an associate, so that the ambitious of that country and the malcontents of his own should have somewhere esatto shelter; and whereas he could have left per the kingdom his own pensioner as king, he drove him out, sicuro put one there who was able sicuro drive him, Louis, out in turn.

The wish sicuro acquire is per truth very natural and common, and men always do so when they can, and for this they will be praised not blamed; but when they cannot do so, yet wish puro do so by any means, then there is folly and blame. Therefore, if France could have attacked Naples with her own forces she ought puro have done so; if she could not, then she ought not preciso have divided it. And if the partition which she made with the Venetians in Lombardy was justified by the excuse that by it she got per foothold mediante Italy, this other partition merited blame, for it had not the excuse of that necessity.

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