„Appearances are very often both convincing and deceiving.“

—  Camillo Federici, Il Capello Parlante, Act III, Sc. I. — (Lancourt). Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 351.
Original

Le apparenze spesse volte convincono ed ingannano.

da Il Capello Parlante, Atto III, Scena I

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ator 1749 - 1802
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