Maria Barberi

DESCRIPTION: "'Tis not for me to speak aloud On lofty themes. I tell As one among the lowly crowd How young Maria fell." "Swift as a flash a glittering blade Across his throat she drew. 'By you,' she shrieked, 'I've been betrayed." She apparently avoids conviction
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Burt)
KEYWORDS: homicide revenge betrayal
April 1895 - Maria Barberi kills Domenico Cataldo, apparently because he would not marry her
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Burt, p. 55, "(Maria Barberi)" (1 text, probably a fragment)
File: Burt055

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