The following dialogue is transcribed in the orthography of the author. Note that he follows the convention of French in writing u as ou. I give the translation in English rather than in French. The British Library has a copy of this rare work, and there is a xerox of this in the library of Southern Illinois University.
bon dgiorno Signor. Good day sir. commé ti star? How are you? mi star bonou, é ti. I am well. And you? mi star contento mirar per ti. I am happy to see you. gratzia. Thank you. mi poudir servir per ti per qoualké cosa? Can I serve you something? mouchou gratzia. Thank you very much. ti dar una cadiera al Signor. Give a chair to the gentleman. non bisogna. mi star bene acoussi. There is no need. I am fine like this. commé star il fratello di ti? How is your brother? star mouchou bonou. He is very well. E il padré de ti commé star? And how is your father? non star bouonou. He is not well. cosa tenir. What is the matter with him? tenir febra. He has a fever. dispiacher mouchou per mi. I am very sorry. molto temp ti non mirato Signor M.? Have you not seen Mr. M for a long time? mi mirato iéri. I saw him yesterday. star bouona genti. He is a good man. quando ti mirar per ellou, saloutar When you see him, greet him moucho per la parté de me. warmly from me. Adios amigo. Goodbye, friend.
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