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Orlando Innamorato

(Roland the paladin in love). A romantic epic in three books, by the Count Boiardo of Scandiano, in Italy (1495).

There is a burlesque in verse of the same title by Berni of Tuscany (1538), author of Burlesque Rhymes.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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