Golden Cup in Decameron

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After her many tears have filled the cup, she adds a poisonous drink to it that she had prepared beforehand. Thus she dies, with the heart of Guiscardo against hers, leaving her father crying and repentant besides her bed, as he has now lost the person he so dearly loved. The two lovers will be buried next to one another: separated in life, but together in death.

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