Quote from "The Metal Pig" (1842)

"He's a beautiful child," she said, "and he'll be a clever glovemaker, just like you. Look at his fingers, so delicate and flexible! Madonna intended him to be a glovemaker!"

Registered motifs in this quote:

  1. Faith in Providence
  2. Madonna

Keywords: Child, adults, talents, Providence

Comment: Father Giuseppe is a citizen of Florence, who has found the main character, a boy, sleeping in the church Santa Croce after having run away from his harsh mother. Giuseppe and his wife have a glovemaker's shop.