Beppo: A Venetian Story

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A poem in ottava rima by Lord Byron, published 1818.

This poem tells, in the mock‐heroic style, with great zest and irony, the story of a Venetian carnival, at which a lady's husband, Beppo, who has been absent for many years, returns in Turkish garb, and confronts her and her cavaliere servente.

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Lord Byron (1788—1824) poet