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Plutarchs Lives Volume One

By: Hugh Clough

... tells us, helped to bring up Romulus. Celer upon this fled instantly into Tuscany, and from him the Romans call all men that are swift of foot Celere... ...se it was like a bubble), and the praetexta, a gown edged with purple. The princes did not immediately join in council together, but at first each met... ...child’s toy, tied to it, and the crier cries, Sardians to be sold; for the Tuscans are said to be a colony of the Sardians, and the Veientes are a cit... ...ers of their country’s enemies, preserv- ers of their friends and kindred, princes of the people, founders of cities, not removers, like Theseus, who ... ...ness. The immediate results were similar; for upon those marriages the two princes shared in the dominion, and both nations fell under the same govern... ... rest, they say that the grove shook, and uttered a voice, saying that the Tuscans had lost one man more than the Romans; clearly a divine announcemen... ... to erect an earthen chariot upon the top, he entrusted the workmanship to Tuscans of the city Veii, but soon after lost his kingdom. The work thus mo... ...the city Veii, but soon after lost his kingdom. The work thus modeled, the Tuscans set in a furnace, but the clay showed not those passive qualities w... ... Clusium, and sought aid from Lars Porsenna, then one of the most powerful princes of Italy, and a man of worth and generosity; who assured him of as-...

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Don Quixote

By: Miquel de Cervantes

... Alexanders. If you should deal with love, with two ounces you may know of Tuscan you can go to Leon the Hebrew, who will supply you to your heart’s c... ... be out of harmony with her own, and should suggest and indicate that of a princess and great lady, he decided upon calling her Dulcinea del Toboso -s... ...” Presently he broke out again, as if he were love-stricken in earnest, “O Princess Dulcinea, lady of this captive heart, a grievous wrong hast thou d... ...xote hight, When from his town he came; With maidens waiting on himself, Princesses on his hack- —or Rocinante, for that, ladies mine, is my horse’s... ...p in the 69 Cervantes – Ormsby’s 1922 ed. name of this present company of princes, that, to save us from charging our consciences with the confession... ...ere must be, and doubtless are, magicians who are carrying off some stolen princess in that coach, and with all my might I must undo this wrong.” “Thi... ...iosity In Florence, a rich and famous city of Italy in the province called Tuscany, there lived two gentlemen of wealth and quality, Anselmo and Lotha...

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Vittoria

By: George Meredith

... immediate restitution of the es- tates. He was ably seconded by the young princess of Schyll- Weilingen,—by marriage countess of Fohrendorf, duchess ... ...ss of Graatli, in central Germany, by which title she passed,— an Austrian princess; she who had loved Giacomo, and would have given all for him, and ... ...and Verona, Padua, Vicenza, Brescia, Venice, Florence, the whole Venetian, Tuscan, and Lombardic lands, down to far Sicily, and that Rome which always... ...quent perplexities; it was something he had never seen before. He had read Tuscan poetry to her in old Agostino’s rooms; he had spoken of se- cret pre... ...The T uscans and the Romans had good reason to complain on behalf of their princes, as had the V enetians and the Lombards for the cause of their Repu... ...d the V enetians and the Lombards for the cause of their Republic. Neither Tuscans, Romans, Venetians, nor Lombards were offering up their lives simpl... ...ed me. I need not add that I admired myself. I plunged into intrigues with princes, and priests, and republicans. A clever woman was at my elbow. In t...

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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

...rous twist to life, stimulated worthy men to toil, and wasted the hours of Princes. He left the thought of women outside with his other dusty things w... ...ys “D.” It is manifest she followed the domestic events in the life of the Princess of Wales, who is now Queen Mother, with peculiar interest and symp... ...n from the old Schoolmen, his kindred, could one get from him a School for Princes. Yet apart from his teaching he was as curious and adorable as a go... ...s that they were “all wrong.” The rich were robbers and knew it, kings and princes were usurpers and knew it, religious teachers were impostors in lea... ...t the remote possibility of her com- ing with me, and how I crossed in the Tuscan, a bad, wet boat, and mixed seasickness with ungovernable sorrow. I ...

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Sandra Belloni Originally Emilia in England

By: George Meredith

...knowing but that ideas of a connection with foreign Counts, Cardinals, and Princes passed hopefully through him. “Would you believe that he is really ... ...gentleman. He said I should make money, if he took me, and grow as rich as princesses. He brought a friend to hear me, another Jew gentleman; and he w... ...ree dusty windows on the second floor? That man there could buy up any ten princes in Europe —excepting one or two Austrians or Russians. He wears a c... ... Meredith should not have the word correct—she has the air of a pale young princess above any creature I have seen in the world. I know it has struck ... ... little so, believe me! 278 Sandra Belloni “Emilia is (am I chronicling a princess?)—she is in Lon- don with Signor Marini; and Wilfrid has not seen ... ...w, the ground awaited them. Madame entertained her with talk of Italy, and Tuscan wine, and Lombard bread, and T urin chocolate. Marini never alluded ...

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Essays of Michel de Montaigne

By: William Carew Hazilitt

........................... 101 CHAPTER XIII THE CEREMONY OF THE INTERVIEW OF PRINCES ..................................................... 104 CHAPTER X... ... Guise. He had made himself so completely master of the views of these two princes, that he told De Thou that the King of Navarre would have been prep... ...ate to the dead, I look upon that to be very sound by which the actions of princes are to be examined after their decease.—[Diodorus Siculus, i. 6.]— ... ... singular advantage to those countries where it is in use, and by all good princes to be desired, who have reason to take it ill, that the memories of... ...s death (and so will be to all posterity, both of him and all other wicked princes like him), of his tyrannies and abominable deport- ment, who, of a ... ...Divin., i. 57, ex Pacuvio] The so celebrated art of divination amongst the Tuscans took its beginning thus: A labourer striking deep with his cutter i... ... saw himself possessed of the kingdom of Naples and a considerable part of Tuscany, the nobles about him attributed this unexpected facility of con- q...

...................................................................................................... 101 CHAPTER XIII THE CEREMONY OF THE INTERVIEW OF PRINCES ..................................................... 104 CHAPTER XIV THAT MEN ARE JUSTLY PUNISHED FOR BEING OBSTINATE IN THE DEFENCE OF A FORT THAT IS NOT IN REASON TO BE DEFENDED .......................................

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Roderick Hudson

By: Henry James

...wn dresses, and was personally giving her little girl the edu- cation of a princess. This time, however, he presented himself bravely enough; for in t... ... flexible lip, just touched with disdain, the step and carriage of a tired princess—these were the general features of his vision. The young lady was ... ... moreover, are a pledge of her reality. Who are they all?” “The Prince and Princess Ludovisi and the principessina,” suggested Rowland. “There are no ... ...e was very well treated. Those were the days when a family could live like princes in Italy for five thousand scudi a year. The Cavaliere once upon a ... ...ight told me, in Florence, that she had given her child the education of a princess. In other words, I suppose, she speaks three or four lan- guages, ... ...red you their large-leaved shade, and over the low parapet the soft, grave Tuscan landscape kept you company. The rooms themselves were as high as cha... ...former self. Before Michael Angelo’s statues and the pictures of the early Tuscans, he quite forgot his own infelicities, and picked up the thread of ...

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Don Quixote

By: Miquel de Cervantes

... Alexanders. If you should deal with love, with two ounces you may know of Tuscan you can go to Leon the Hebrew, who will supply you to your heart’s c... ... be out of harmony with her own, and should suggest and indicate that of a princess and great lady, he decided upon calling her Dulcinea del Toboso -s... ...” Presently he broke out again, as if he were love-stricken in earnest, “O Princess Dulcinea, lady of this captive heart, a grievous wrong hast thou d... ...xote hight, When from his town he came; With maidens waiting on himself, Princesses on his hack- —or Rocinante, for that, ladies mine, is my horse’s... ...the trader, “I entreat your worship in the name of this present company of princes, that, to save us from charging our consciences with the confession... ...ere must be, and doubtless are, magicians who are carrying off some stolen princess in that coach, and with all my might I must undo this wrong.” “Thi... ...iosity In Florence, a rich and famous city of Italy in the province called Tuscany, there lived two gentlemen of wealth and quality, Anselmo and Lotha...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

... a tender point with my forefathers and me.” He spoke in Italian, with the Tuscan rusticity of accent, and an unshaped sort of utterance, betokening t... ... 28 The Marble Fawn marble steps, up which, in former times, have gone the princes and cardinals of the great Roman family who built this pal- ace. Or... ... The Marble Fawn ture of simple elements, bred in the sweet sylvan life of Tuscany, and for months back dwelling amid the mouldy gloom and dim splendo... ...Donatello’s position and external environment. Why, my dear Hilda, he is a Tuscan born, of an old noble race in that part of Italy; and he has a moss-... ...nd as wretched as all the rest of mankind, unless you go back soon to your Tuscan vineyards. Well; give me your arm, then! But take care that no frisk... ...me of its features, might almost be called a castle) situated in a part of Tuscany somewhat remote from the ordinary track of tourists. Thither we mus... ...f it for gold. At their banquets, in the olden time, they have entertained princes, cardinals, and once an emperor and once a pope, with this deliciou... ...on these forgot- ten edifices and tell us all about their origin. Etruscan princes may have dwelt in them. A thousand years, at all events, would seem... ...cobblers’ stalls, stables, and regiments of cavalry, to a middle region of princes, cardinals, and ambassadors, and an upper tier of artists, just ben...

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The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume One

By: Alexandre Dumas

... that while my family remained among the stanchest adherents of the exiled princes, your father lost no time in joining the new government; and that w... ... welcome everywhere. He The Count of Monte Cristo 68 spoke Italian like a Tuscan, and Spanish like a Castilian; he would have been free, and happy wi... ... but assuredly to at- tempt a landing either at Naples, or on the coast of Tuscany, or per- haps on the shores of France. Your majesty is well aware t... ...lition would be on foot before he could even reach Piomoino; if he land in Tuscany, he will be in an unfriendly territory; if he land in France, it mu... ...I was the secretary and intimate friend of Cardinal Spada, the last of the princes of that name. I owe to this worthy lord all the happiness I ever kn... ... of The Young Amelia, the profits were divided, and each man had a hundred Tuscan livres, or about eighty francs. But the voyage was not ended. They t... ...re of land capable of cultivation.” “To whom does this island belong?” “To Tuscany.” “What game shall I find there!” “Thousands of wild goats.” “Who l... ...nt which I cannot break. I have promised to escort to the Academie a Greek princess of my acquaintance who has never seen your grand opera, and who re... ...” said the baroness, “if slave she be, she has all the air and manner of a princess.” “Of the `Arabian Nights’?” “If you like; but tell me, my dear Lu...

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The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume Two

By: Alexandre Dumas

...ou do not know the Italian nobility; the Cavalcanti are all descended from princes.” “Have they any fortune?” “An enormous one.” “What do they do?” “T... ... Upon which he offered to take Cavalcanti in his carriage to the Hotel des Princes, if it would not be depriving him of the company of his 51 Alexand... ...the Pont du Var, you told me you were going to travel through Piedmont and Tuscany; but instead of that, you come to Paris.” “How does that annoy you?... ...now an Italian prince, rich as a gold mine, one of the noblest families in Tuscany, who, when his sons married according to his wish, gave them millio... ... rattling the dice.” “Ah, that boy will find out some Bavarian or Peruvian princess; he will want a crown and an immense fortune.” “No; these grand lo... ...n without doing so? Elssler was dancing in the ‘Diable Boiteux;’ the Greek princess was in ecstasies. After the cachucha he placed a magnificent ring ... ..., to do honor to the gift, reappeared with it on her finger. And the Greek princess, — will she be here?” “No, you will be deprived of that pleasure; ... ...t welcome as the friend of my lord and master.” This was said in excellent Tuscan, and with that soft Roman accent which makes the language of Dante a...

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The Prince and the Page

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...s own household books, as quoted by Mrs. Everett Green in her Lives of the Princesses, and that of Edward I. in Carte’s History, and more recently in ... ...e gesture of the Prince, and overborne by the lovely winning graces of the Princess, stepped for- ward, doffing his cap and bending his knee, and sign... ... Adam to follow his example. “Thou hast been daring peril again!” said the Princess, hold- ing her husband’s arm, and looking up into his face with lo... ...ourt, and we can be private.— Follow the priest,” he added, “and await the Princess’ s pleasure.” They obeyed; and the priest led them through a side-... ...ong foreign accent, and as if it were a great condescension, “the gracious Princess summons you to her presence. Follow me!” The colour rushed to the ... ..., “My Lord, I hear that my brother Guy hath become a Neapolitan count!” “A Tuscan robber would be nearer the mark!” coldly re- plied Edward. “And,” ad...

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Catherine de Medici

By: Honoré de Balzac

...this family who occupies an impor- tant place in the history of the famous Tuscan republic is Silvestro dé Medici, gonfaloniero in 1378. This Silvestr... ...killed Alessandro, Cosmo, the first grand- duke, and all the sovereigns of Tuscany till 1737, at which period the house became extinct. But neither of... ...te lines until the close of the sixteenth century, when the grand-dukes of Tuscany began to succeed each other peace- fully. Alessandro dé Medici, he ... ...ection of men of genius. There were so many, in fact, that even the lesser princes were superior men. Italy was crammed with talent, enterprise, knowl... ...gle house, that of the Medici. From this sketch, we may judge of the other princes of Italy and Europe. All the envoys of Cosmos I. to the court of Fr... ...sole heiress of Lorenzo II., namely, Catherine dé Medici. The duke and the Princess of Florence, 19 Balzac for that was the title by which the young ... ...es, preceded by armed men, and followed by an escort of cavalry. The young princess knew nothing as yet of what her fate was to be, except that the Po... ...n-mother talked with the Lorraine princes, whis- pered in her ear, in good Tuscan, two words which after- wards became proverbs,—words which are the k... ...poisons dies by poison. The Borgias, also Bianca Capello, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, are noted examples of the dangers of that miserable resource. All ...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...f it for gold. At their banquets, in the olden time, they have entertained princes, cardinals, and once an emperor and once a pope, with this deliciou... ...t food and lodging for their pleasant pains, and some of the small wine of Tuscany, and a reasonable handful of the Grand Duke’s copper coin, to keep ... ...sweet, cool, dewy kiss! “It is a delightful story for the hot noon of your Tuscan summer,” observed the sculptor, at this point. “But the de- portment... ...he new, sweet cider an infinitely better drink than the ordi- nary, unripe Tuscan wine. Such as it is, however, the latter fills thousands upon thousa... ...lay; women, at their own doorsteps, mend clothes, embroider, weave hats of Tuscan straw, or twirl the distaff. Many idlers, meanwhile, strolling from ... ...on these forgot- ten edifices and tell us all about their origin. Etruscan princes may have dwelt in them. A thousand years, at all events, would seem... ...cobblers’ stalls, stables, and regiments of cavalry, to a middle region of princes, cardinals, and ambassadors, and an upper tier of artists, just ben... ...re are chapels, opening from the side aisles and transepts, deco- rated by princes for their own burial places, and as shrines for their especial sain... ...the artist; or, it might be, a peasant girl of the Campagna, or some Roman princess, to whom he desired to pay his court. For love, or some even less ...

...rived on horse back at the gate of an ancient country house (which, from some of its features, might almost be called a castle) situated in a part of Tuscany somewhat remote from the ordinary track of tourists. Thither we must now accompany him, and endeavor to make our story flow onward, like a streamlet, past a gray tower that rises on the hillside, overlooking a spaciou...

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...nio, and to Shy- lock, and to the Prince of Morocco, to the fifty aspiring princes, but for these gentry there are other lively con- cerns; for Antoni... ...akespeare, preoccupied mainly though he may have been with the passions of princes, would scarce have pretended to found the best of his appeal for he... ...an—a German of high degree, perhaps an Austrian, a baroness, a countess, a princess. It would never have been supposed she had come into the world in ... ...a long, rather blank-looking structure, with the far-projecting roof which Tuscany loves and which, on the hills that encircle Florence, when consider... ...arm- ing than this occasion—a soft afternoon in the full ma- turity of the Tuscan spring. The companions drove out of the Roman Gate, beneath the enor... ...mely distinguished. What do you say about your niece? The child’s a little princess. Nevertheless,” Madame Merle added, “it won’t be an easy matter fo... ... her marriage and its consequences. The Count was a mem- ber of an ancient Tuscan family, but of such small estate that he had been glad to accept Amy... ...in Rome, which she might musingly have likened to the figure of some small princess of one of the ages of dress overmuffled in a mantle of state and d... ...ing Florence, her next station being an ancient castle in the mountains of Tuscany, the residence of a noble family of that country, whose acquaintanc...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...g seer of dark oppression’s hell. 156 V olume One 26. 26. 26. 26. 26. The Princes and the Priests were pale with terror; That monstrous faith wherewi... ...he who both alive can hither bring, _4160 The Princess shall espouse, and reign an equal King.’ 42. 42. 42. 42. 42. Ere n... ...did fall—a spirit-quelling dart. _4350 15. 15. 15. 15. 15. ‘Ye Princes of the Earth, ye sit aghast Amid the ruin which yourselves have mad... ...: CENCI: CENCI: CENCI: CENCI: Welcome, my friends and kinsmen; welcome ye, Princes and Cardinals, pillars of the church, Whose presence honours our fe... ...d I have still borne,—until I meet you here, _120 Princes and kinsmen, at this hideous feast Given at my brothers’ deaths. T ... ...ara 557 Shelley gave the conge to their sovereign, and set up a republic. Tuscany alone was perfectly tranquil. It was said that the Austrian ministe... ...ison them, I shall directly have sixty thousand start up.’ But, though the Tuscans had no desire to disturb the paternal government beneath whose shel...

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Pictures from Italy

By: Charles Dickens

..., for I don’t know how many years; and how she had shown these dungeons to princes; and how she was the best of dungeon demonstra tors; and how she h... ... room; and I walked up and down it, for half an hour or so, staring at the Tuscan, the old priest, the young priest, and the Avvocato (Red Nose lived ... ...g abuse to them. Then, the old priest, the young priest, the Avvocato, the Tuscan, and all of us, take our places; and sleepy voices proceeding from t... ...nd grim; haunting the old scene; despoiled by pillaging Popes and fighting Princes, but not laid; wring ing wild hands of weed, and grass, and brambl... ..., croaking in answer to the bell, and utter ing, at intervals, the purest Tuscan. How like a Jesuit he looks! There never was a sly and stealthy fell... ...nd when its shining Dome is seen no more, go travelling through cheer ful Tuscany, with a bright remembrance of it; for Italy will be the fairer for ... ... nature and reduce their spirit; mis erable jealousies, fomented by petty Princes to whom union was destruction, and division strength, have been a c...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

... a tender point with my forefathers and me.” He spoke in Italian, with the Tuscan rusticity of accent, and an unshaped sort of utterance, betokening t... ... 28 The Marble Fawn marble steps, up which, in former times, have gone the princes and cardinals of the great Roman family who built this pal- ace. Or... ... The Marble Fawn ture of simple elements, bred in the sweet sylvan life of Tuscany, and for months back dwelling amid the mouldy gloom and dim splendo... ...Donatello’s position and external environment. Why, my dear Hilda, he is a Tuscan born, of an old noble race in that part of Italy; and he has a moss-... ...nd as wretched as all the rest of mankind, unless you go back soon to your Tuscan vineyards. Well; give me your arm, then! But take care that no frisk...

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Little Dorrit Book Two Riches

By: Charles Dickens

...ad dipped it in the wine and brandy; ‘we poor gentlemen do not travel like princes, but the courtesies and graces of life are precious to us. To your ... ...the enchanted piece of carpet, bought for forty purses by one of the three princes in the Arabian Nights, and had that moment been transported on it, ... ...padrona.’ Though not conceited, Mrs Plornish felt that she had turned this Tuscan sentence with peculiar elegance. Mr Plornish could not conceal his e... ...as was always a spinning at her wheel, she can go to the cupboard with the Princess, and say, what do you keep the Chicking there for? and then they c...

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Aaron's Rod

By: D. H. Lawrence

...en. And all farmers, land-owners and land-workers. The curious, fine-nosed Tuscan farmers, with their half-sardonic, amber-coloured eyes. Their curiou... ...ou, tout doux. Il y a unpommier doux. T rois belles princesses Vole vole mon coeur, vole! T rois belles p... ...her so much.” “And him?” “Mr. French!—Well, he’s perhaps a little like the princess who felt the pea through three feather-beds. But he can be quite w... ...at the top of the bank above the river. The yellow leaves were falling—the Tuscan sky was turquoise blue. In the stream below three naked boys still a...

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The Divine Comedy of Dante

By: H. F. Cary

...bro’s stream And Macra’s, that divides with passage brief Genoan bounds from Tuscan. East and west Are nearly one to Begga and my land, Whose haven er... ...e Comedy of Dante Paradise 64 Arose and set, when I did first inhale The Tuscan air; and afterward, when grace Vouchsaf’d me entrance to the lofty... ...belonging to the convent of St. Felix and Nabor, at Bologna, and by birth a Tuscan, composed, about the year 1130, for the use of the schools, an ab... ...f Albano and a cardinal’s hat. He was born at Bagnoregio or Bagnorea, in Tuscany, A.D. 1221, and died in 1274.” D ict. Histor. par Chaudon et ... ...ame, died about 808, according to Joseph de la Piser, Tableau de l’Hist. des Princes et Principante d’Orange. Our countryman, Ordericus Vitalis, profe...

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Essays of Michel de Montaigne Book the Second

By: William Carew Hazilitt

...rts, to examine which is the most likely to be true: from the condition of princes and their humours, they conclude their counsels, and attribute to t... ...cian who writes of war, or from a mere scholar, treating of the designs of princes? If we could take notice how scrupulous the Romans were in this, th... ...tlemen were person- ally engaged; in some words and private actions of the princes of their time, and in the treaties and negotiations carried on by t... ...ible of many very hurtful treasons in it. There is nothing that so poisons princes as flattery, nor anything whereby wicked men more easily obtain cre... ...keep men in their duty; if the people are thereby stirred up to virtue; if princes are touched to see the world bless the memory of T rajan, and abomi... ...ll its rust; ’tis a prodigious faith, worthy to be enrolled in amongst the Tuscan annals, and a crowned lamb should be sacrificed to such exemplary in... ... of Germany and Lorraine, those of Baden in Switzerland, those of Lucca in Tuscany, and especially those of Della Villa, which I have the most and at ...

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The Divine Comedy Volume 2 Purgatory [Purgatorio]

By: Dante Aligheri

...s himself known to Sordello.—Sordello leads the Poets to the Valley of the Princes who have been negligent of salvation.—He points them out by name. .... ................................................ 27 CANTO VIII. Valley of the Princes.—Two Guardian Angels.—Kino Visconti.—The Serpent.—Corrado Malaspina... ...s reported to have had her put to death in his stronghold of Pietra in the Tuscan Maremma. Her fate seems the more pitiable that she does not pray Dan... ... himself known to Sordello.— Sordello leads the Poets to the Valley of the Princes who have been negligent of salvation.—He points them out by name. A... ...T CANT CANT CANT CANTO O O O O VIII. VIII. VIII. VIII. VIII. Valley of the Princes.—Two Guardian An- gels.—Kino Visconti.—The Serpent.—Corrado Malaspi... ...vinzano Salvani was one of the chief supporters of the Ghibelline cause in Tuscany. He was a man of great qualities and capacity, but proud and presum... ...ch thee, by that which thou most desirest, if ever thou tread the earth of Tuscany, that with my kindred thou re- store my fame. Thou wilt see them am... ... Faenza a Bernardin di Fosco, the noble scion of a mean plant? Marvel not, Tuscan, if I weep, when I re- member with Guido da Prata, Ugolin d’ Azzo wh... ...Guido del Duca’s words (Canto XV.), in regard to the prevalence of evil in Tuscany, arising either from misfortune of the place, or through the bad ha...

.................................................... 23 CANTO VII. Virgil makes himself known to Sordello.?Sordello leads the Poets to the Valley of the Princes who have been negligent of salvation.?He points them out by name. ....................................................................... 27 CANTO VIII. Valley of the Princes.?Two Guardian Angels.?Kino Visconti.?The S...

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The Prince

By: Nicolo Machiavelli

...velli, and is urged by him in many ways as a matter of vital importance to princes. In 1500 he was sent to France to obtain terms from Louis XII for c... ...uch promises should be kept to what he has written concerning the faith of princes. Machiavelli’s public life was largely occupied with events arising... ..., arms, cloth of gold, precious stones, and similar ornaments presented to princes, worthy of their greatness. Desiring therefore to present myself to... ...man of low and humble condition dare to discuss and settle the concerns of princes; because, just as those who draw landscapes place themselves below ... ...nd to the ambition of Alexander, and to prevent his becoming the master of Tuscany, he was himself forced to come into Italy. And as if it were not en... ...arned his mind when he himself, after taking the Duchy of Urbino, attacked Tuscany, and the king made him desist from that undertaking; hence the duke... ... college. And as to any fresh acquisition, he intended to become master of Tuscany, for he already possessed Perugia and Piombino, and Pisa was under ... ..., valleys, and plains, and riv- ers and marshes that are, for instance, in Tuscany, have a certain resemblance to those of other countries, so that wi... ...aise; and thus it is that one is reputed liberal, another miserly, using a Tuscan term (because an avaricious person in our language is still he who d...

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Jerusalem Delivered

By: Torquato Tasso

...ENT. Godfrey unites the Christian Peers and Knights; And all the Lords and Princes of renown Choose him their Duke, to rule the wares and fights. He m... ...arp we give; They drink deceived, and so deceived, they live. IV Y e noble Princes, that protect and save The Pilgrim Muses, and their ship defend Fro... ... Y our fights, your battles, and your combats bold. V For if the Christian Princes ever strive To win fair Greece out of the tyrants’ hands, And those... ...rtuous concord they did choose, And all contentions then began to die; The Princes with the multitude agree, That Godfrey ruler of those wars should b... ...bring, Under Clotharius great, a captain good, And hardy knight ysprong of princes’ blood. 13 Torquato Tasso XXXVIII A thousand were they in strong a... ...are, Her girdle did in price and beauty stain, Nor that, with scorn, which Tuscan Guilla lost, Igor V enus Ceston, could match this for cost. 360 Jer... ...the horn of all the Romans’ pride, Who of all Italy the marquis hight, And Tuscan whole possessed as his right. 392 Jerusalem Delivered LXXVII After ...

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The Divine Comedy of Dante

By: H. F. Cary

... shun vain length of words, A lesson erewhile taught me by thyself.” “O Tuscan! thou who through the city of fire Alive art passing, so discreet ... ... “If ye desire to see or hear,” he thus Quaking with dread resum’d, “or Tuscan spirits Or Lombard, I will cause them to appear. Meantime let thes... ...o that end look round thee as thou go’st.” Then one, who understood the Tuscan voice, Cried after us aloud: “Hold in your feet, Ye who so swiftly... ...ge allows They walk unmantled by the cumbrous stole?” Then thus to me: “Tuscan, who visitest The college of the mourning hypocrites, Disdain not ... ... few He answer’d: “Vanni Fucci am I call’d, Not long since rained down from Tuscany To this dire gullet. Me the beastial life And not the human plea... ...fearing the too great attachment of the king for his wife Mary, accuses this princess of having poisoned Louis, eldest son of Philip, by The Divine Co... ...ame, died about 808, according to Joseph de la Piser, Tableau de l’Hist. des Princes et Principante d’Orange. Our countryman, Ordericus Vitalis, profe...

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Little Dorrit Book One Poverty

By: Charles Dickens

...a out of V esuvius; Spanish fans, Spezzian straw hats, Moorish slip- pers, Tuscan hairpins, Carrara sculpture, Trastaverini scarves, Genoese velvets a... ...ture to congratulate one of England’s world-famed capitalists and merchant-princes (he had turned that original sentiment in the house a few times, an... ...let’s have a good ‘un!’ ‘What shall it be about, Maggy?’ ‘Oh, let’s have a princess,’ said Maggy, ‘and let her be a reg’lar one. Beyond all belief, yo... ...t prime!’ ‘This King had a daughter, who was the wisest and most beautiful Princess that ever was seen. When she was a child she understood all her le... ...grown up, she was the wonder of the world. Now, near the Palace where this Princess lived, there was a cottage in which there was a poor little tiny w... ...oung one.’ ‘I wonder she warn’t afraid,’ said Maggy. ‘Go on, please.’ ‘The Princess passed the cottage nearly every day, and when- ever she went by in...

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Little Dorrit

By: Charles Dickens

...a out of V esuvius; Spanish fans, Spezzian straw hats, Moorish slip- pers, Tuscan hairpins, Carrara sculpture, Trastaverini scarves, Genoese velvets a... ...ture to congratulate one of England’s world-famed capitalists and merchant-princes (he had turned that original sentiment in the house a few times, an... ...let’s have a good ‘un!’ ‘What shall it be about, Maggy?’ ‘Oh, let’s have a princess,’ said Maggy, ‘and let her be a reg’lar one. Beyond all belief, yo... ...t prime!’ ‘This King had a daughter, who was the wisest and most beautiful Princess that ever was seen. When she was a child she understood all her le... ...grown up, she was the wonder of the world. Now, near the Palace where this Princess lived, there was a cottage in which there was a poor little tiny w... ...oung one.’ ‘I wonder she warn’t afraid,’ said Maggy. ‘Go on, please.’ ‘The Princess passed the cottage nearly every day, and when- ever she went by in... ...padrona.’ Though not conceited, Mrs Plornish felt that she had turned this Tuscan sentence with peculiar elegance. Mr Plornish could not conceal his e...

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The Divine Comedy of Dante

By: Alighieri, Dante, 1265-1321

...him? and to crave His pity for the fardel that I bear. I was of Latiun, of a Tuscan horn A mighty one: Aldobranlesco’s name My sire’s, I know not if y... ...lowest orb. He there who treads So leisurely before me, far and wide Through Tuscany resounded once; and now Is in Sienna scarce with whispers nam’d: ... ...nd by that I crave, Which most thou covetest, that if thy feet E’er tread on Tuscan soil, thou save my fame Amongst my kindred. Them shalt thou behold... ...at a thing that ne’er hath been.” “There stretches through the midst of Tuscany, I straight began: “a brooklet, whose well head Springs up in Fal... ...n Faenza yon Bernardin sprouts, A gentle cyon from ignoble stem. Wonder not, Tuscan, if thou see me weep, When I recall to mind those once lov’d names... ...fearing the too great attachment of the king for his wife Mary, accuses this princess of having poisoned Louis, eldest son of Philip, by his first mar...

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The Georgics

By: Virgil

... of my country, heroes of the soil, And Romulus, and Mother V esta, thou Who Tuscan Tiber and Rome’s Palatine Preservest, this new champion at the lea... ... thunder of his rout, and through THE GEORGICS 23 Avernian inlets pours the Tuscan tide? A land no less that in her veins displays Rivers of silver, ... ...with their oars, Or rush on steel: they press within the courts And doors of princes; one with havoc falls Upon a city and its hapless hearths, From g...

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The Divine Comedy Volume 1 Hell

By: Dante Aligheri

...irst the Seraphs, then the Cherubs, Thrones, Dominations, Virtues, Powers, Princes, Archan- gels, and Angels. Through them, under the general name of ... ...order to speak little; and not only now to that hast thou disposed me.” “O Tuscan, who through the city of fire alive art going, speaking thus modestl... ...or name, and so in going move thy eyes around.” And one who understood the Tuscan speech cried out behind us, “Stay your feet, ye who run thus through... ...ivilege do they go uncovered by the heavy stole?” Then they said to me, “O Tuscan, who to the college of the wretched hypo- crites art come, disdain n...

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Five Works of : Areopagitica, Comus, Lalegro, Il Penseroso, And Lycidas

By: John Milton

...e and most diligent to instil the poison they suck, first into the courts of princes, acquainting them with the choicest delights and criti cisms of ... ...rom out the purple grape Crushed the sweet poison of misused wine, After the Tuscan mariners transformed, Coasting the Tyrrhene shore, as the winds li... ...und in lowly sheds, With smoky rafters, than in tapestry halls And courts of princes, where it first was named, And yet is most pretended. In a place ...

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Essays

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

...ervile tone of conversation in the world. They must always be a godsend to princes, for they confront them, a king to a king, without ducking or conce... ...es of the Greeks, in the masonry of the Romans, and in the pictures of the Tuscan and Venetian masters, the highest charm is the universal language th... ...ease, than that you could say her manners were marked with dignity, yet no princess could surpass her clear and erect demeanor on each occasion. She d...

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Leaves of Grass

By: Walt Whitman

...iver flow, I see the windings of the Volga, the Dnieper, the Oder, I see the Tuscan going down the Arno, and the Venetian along the Po, I see the Gree... ...y corpses of young men, The rope of the gibbet hangs heavily, the bullets of princes are flying, the creatures of power laugh aloud, And all these thi...

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The Aeneid of Virgil

By: Virgil

... race of wand’ring slaves, abhorr’d by me, With prosp’rous passage cut the Tuscan sea; T o fruitful Italy their course they steer, And for their vanqu... ...The race and lineage of the Trojan kind, Thus answer’d their demands: ‘Y e princes, hear Y our pleasing fortune, and dispel your fear. The fruitful is... ...s yet were green, It well became a woman, and a queen, The vows of T yrian princes to neglect, T o scorn Hyarbas, and his love reject, With all the Li... ...v’d in gloomy night; One cave a grateful shelter shall afford T o the fair princess and the Trojan lord. I will myself the bridal bed prepare, If you,... ...s enrich’d the ground. He, when he heard a fugitive could move The T yrian princess, who disdain’d his love, His breast with fury burn’d, his eyes wit... ... yet sought the Phrygian shore, And Samothracia, Samos call’d before. From Tuscan Coritum he claim’d his birth; But after, when exempt from mortal ear... ...es our fleet Apollo sends; Here Dardanus was born, and hither tends; Where Tuscan Tiber rolls with rapid force, And where Numicus opes his holy source... ... man, and seek again New toils, new dangers, on the dusty plain. Repel the Tuscan foes; their city seize; Protect the Latians in luxurious ease. This ... ...ove from conquer’d Spain His captive herds; and, thence in triumph led, On Tuscan Tiber’s flow’ry banks they fed. Then on Mount Aventine the son of Jo...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...le person who is very unhappy with her father. She is a relation of yours, Princess Mary Bolkonskaya.” Prince V asili did not reply, though, with the ... ...sently he added: “That’s what we fa- thers have to put up with.... Is this princess of yours rich?” “Her father is very rich and stingy. He lives in t... ... a vexa- tious duty and did not return to her the whole evening. The young Princess Bolkonskaya had brought some work in a gold-embroidered velvet bag... ...h, thought that they were in a specially amiable mood that day. The little princess went round the table with quick, short, swaying steps, her workbag... ...be prettier than anyone else,” replied Anna Pavlovna. “You know,” said the princess in the same tone of voice and still in French, turning to a genera... ...Belgians, men from the borders of the Rhine, Piedmontese, Swiss, Genevese, Tuscans, Ro- mans, inhabitants of the Thirty-second Military Division, of B...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...s is what you wanted. Well then, gloat over it! Gloat over it!” After that Princess Mary did not see her father for a whole week. He was ill and did n... ...t see her father for a whole week. He was ill and did not leave his study. Princess Mary noticed to her surprise that during this ill- ness the old pr... ...e 9 Tolstoy me quarrel with him, but you see I need neither her nor you!” Princess Mary spent half of every day with little Nicholas, watching his le... ... “God’s folk” who some- times came by the back door to see her. Of the war Princess Mary thought as women do think about wars. She feared for her brot... ...rrent among the people of an invasion by Antichrist, and though Julie (now Princess Drubetskaya), who had resumed correspondence with her, wrote patri... ...Belgians, men from the borders of the Rhine, Piedmontese, Swiss, Genevese, Tuscans, Romans, inhabitants of the Thirty-second Military Division, of Bre...

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Jerusalem Delivered

By: Torquato Tasso

...ENT. Godfrey unites the Christian Peers and Knights; And all the Lords and Princes of renown Choose him their Duke, to rule the wares and fights. He m... ...arp we give; They drink deceived, and so deceived, they live. IV Y e noble Princes, that protect and save The Pilgrim Muses, and their ship defend Fro... ... Y our fights, your battles, and your combats bold. V For if the Christian Princes ever strive To win fair Greece out of the tyrants’ hands, And those... ...rtuous concord they did choose, And all contentions then began to die; The Princes with the multitude agree, That Godfrey ruler of those wars should b... ...bring, Under Clotharius great, a captain good, And hardy knight ysprong of princes’ blood. 13 Torquato Tasso XXXVIII A thousand were they in strong a... ...are, Her girdle did in price and beauty stain, Nor that, with scorn, which Tuscan Guilla lost, Igor V enus Ceston, could match this for cost. 360 Jer... ...the horn of all the Romans’ pride, Who of all Italy the marquis hight, And Tuscan whole possessed as his right. 392 Jerusalem Delivered LXXVII After ...

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Paradise Lost

By: John Milton

...rence Hung on his shoulders like the Moon, whose Orb Through Optic Glass the TUSCAN Artist views At Ev’ning from the top of FESOLE, Or in VALDARNO, to... ...eous change. He call’d so loud, that all the hollow Deep Of Hell resounded. Princes, Potentates, Warriers, the Flowr of Heav’n, once yours, now lost,... ...owred structure high, Where Scepter’d Angels held thir residence, And sat as Princes, whom the supreme King Exalted to such power, and gave to rule, E... ... Vertues; or these Titles now Must we renounce, and changing stile be call’d Princes of Hell? for so the popular vote Inclines, here to continue, and ... ...n himself was all his state, More solemn then the tedious pomp that waits On Princes, when thir rich Retinue long Of Horses led, and Grooms besmeard w... ...rones, or nam’d Of them the Highest, for such of shape may seem Prince above Princes, gently hast thou tould Thy message, which might else in telling ...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...his lot. But her soul thirsted to see him. How could it be otherwise? If a princess in the days of enchantment had seen a four-footed creature from am... ...ursday; but she was with her girls at church yes- terday, and they had new Tuscan bonnets. Her own had a feather in it. I have never seen that her rel...

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