This is the Mandragola, which may be justly called the ripest and most powerful play in the Italian language.
The best summing up and ripest fruit of the critical labour since then are Professor H.
1180), the ripest product of this school, is the most learned man of his time.
And the researches of the ripest continental scholarship of his day.
Matthew Arnold, who edited six selected Lives of the poets, regarded it as one of Macaulay's happiest and ripest efforts.
The consequence was that in the last and ripest years of his life he produced as an artist comparatively little.