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The Love Divine

By: Kevin B. Wright

...r eyes declared the stripping power of the sun more lovely than the Trojan princess Cassandra. Knitting a course of turning rays shining upon the Gold... ...e design of her lovely face is more beautiful than the sky’s portrait of a Tuscan sun. Received by grace, a star of benign light shall fall before her...

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Theological Immortal Romance

By: Kevin B. Wright

...es the world may not be enough for eyes so brilliant that they could blind a Tuscan sun. My bleeding hands hold her first thought with her beside me a... ... Kingdoms are the keys of her melody, I entreat her heart with my love song. Princes came as far as France and kneeled in praise before her feet. Her ...

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Essays

By: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

...thout Pythagoras his Metempsychosis it can not rightly be translated. The Tuscan altiloquence, the Venus of the French, the sharpe state of the Span... ...into extreame sorrow. This might well be compared to that which one of our Princes was lately seene to doe, who being at Trent, and receiving newes o... ...mongst the lawes that regard the deceased, that which ties the actions of Princes to be examined when they are dea d, seemes to me verie solid. They... ...ar commodities unto nations that observe it, and to be desired of all good Princes: who have cause to complaine that the memorie of the wicked is use... ... but with other customes of his, hee had this one much contrarie to other Princes, who to dispatch their weightiest affaires make often their close-s... ... Affrike, they held as farre as Ægypt; and of Europes length, as farre as Tuscanie: and that they undertooke to invade Asia, and to subdue all the n... ...m, he should never misse to fall upon some idiome of the countrie, either Tuscan, Roman, Venetian, Piemontoise, or Neapolitan; and amongst so many s... ...ountry of Liege they make more account of the Bathes of Luca; and they of Tuscany esteeme the Baths of Spawe more than their owne. In Rome the Fence... ...ssays Germany and Loraine: those of Baden in Switzerland; those of Luca in Tuscanie; and especially those of della Villa, which I have used most ofte...

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Voices from the Past

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...nomads—borrowing a white camel, a day or two. Father says “she was a real princess on that camel!” They hid in a hutment from Herod’s men, his troops... ...e left our horses at the stable, Francesco asked: “Did I mention that the Princess de Lamballe has a son? He’s my age. He wants to study painting. D... ...at San Vittore: I need artists, sculptors, apprentices, courtiers, women, princes, jousting, masques, jewelry, perfume... I need great art. I need a... ...helangelo was absent. A while ago Niccolò Machiavelli wrote me from his Tuscan farm, where he is still exiled from Florence. His disturbing though... .... Watching him, listening to him, I forget the tedious round of courses. Princesse de Lamballe, sitting beside me, a lovely woman in her forties, d... ... sol la mi fa remirare, la sol mi fa sollecita. Tomorrow is my birthday. Princess d’Arezzo will wear a gold mask I designed for her. Pity to hide b...

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...ng liisotieyed tiie oonim.iiul of his cousin, the Frent>h King, to nnir ry Princess Ilenriette, he is forced to llee from France, and.disgiused as the... ..., I he leaves his unfaithful fiancee, S and returns to France to marry the Princess Henriette. j Mr. Powers, in the three parts j into which the drama... ...xhi- bition in Hopkins Hall some pho- tographs of Italian paintings of the Tuscan school of central Italy. This school includes many famous painters, ... ...xhi- bition,in Hopkins Hall some pho- tographs of Italian paintings of the Tuscan school of central Italy. This school includes many famous painters, ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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