The cry is cut off by a swift, angry downward-moving scale motive, a catabasis figure, followed by a desperate rhythmical signal and a Lombardic
Frankie then looked all set to win the following Medlock Links Handicap outright when edging ahead in the final furlong on Taipan, but Lombardic
rallied gamely in the last 100 yards to force a dead-heat
If an association is allowed between the expedition and the lombardic
chain, a likely time for the composition of Laetatus sum would be shortly after his return to Mantua, perhaps in 1596.