Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venexia ; (Latin: Venetia)) is a city in northeast Italy sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges. It is located in the marshy Venetian Lagoon which stretches along the shoreline between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Venice is renowned for the beauty of its setting, its architecture and its artworks. The city in its entirety is listed as a World Heritage Site, along with its lagoon..
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Famous quotes containing the word venice:
“I know our country disposition well;
In Venice they do let God see the pranks
They dare not show their husbands; their best conscience
Is not to leavet undone, but keept unknown.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“I have been oranging and fat,
carrot colored, gaped at,
allowing my cracked os to drop on the sea
near Venice and Mombasa.
Over Maine I have rested.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“Decade after decade, artists came to paint the light of Provincetown, and comparisons were made to the lagoons of Venice and the marshes of Holland, but then the summer ended and most of the painters left, and the long dingy undergarment of the gray New England winter, gray as the spirit of my mood, came down to visit.”
—Norman Mailer (b. 1923)