There was one of a German music teacher who had a room above Cellini's lodg- ings in the city of Milan
that made the boys guffaw.
we spent most of our time in the vast and beautiful Arcade or Gallery, or whatever it is called.
When he had finished, he delivered the scroll, which was in the Hebrew character, to the Pilgrim, saying, ``In the town of Leicester all men know the rich Jew, Kirjath Jairam of Lombardy; give him this scroll he hath on sale six Milan
harnesses, the worst would suit a crowned head ten goodly steeds, the worst might mount a king, were he to do battle for his throne.
I embarked at Alicante, reached Genoa after a prosperous voyage, and proceeded thence to Milan
, where I provided myself with arms and a few soldier's accoutrements; thence it was my intention to go and take service in Piedmont, but as I was already on the road to Alessandria della Paglia, I learned that the great Duke of Alva was on his way to Flanders.
Because I was arrested at Piombino, and I presume that, like Milan
and Florence, Piombino has become the capital of some French department.
The new are either entirely new, as was Milan
to Francesco Sforza, or they are, as it were, members annexed to the hereditary state of the prince who has acquired them, as was the kingdom of Naples to that of the King of Spain.
Every loom From Milan
down to Sicily shall be mine, And mine the pearls that the Arabian seas Store in their silent caverns.
And it must be added that this was, for Newman, an unusually metaphysical flight; but in passing through Milan
he had taken a great fancy to the painter.
And the like was done by that league (which Guicciardini saith was the security of Italy) made between Ferdinando King of Naples, Lorenzius Medici, and Ludovicus Sforza, potentates, the one of Florence, the other of Milan
From this point, excursions may be made to Milan
, Lakes Como and Maggiore, or to Milan
, Verona (famous for its extraordinary fortifications), Padua, and Venice.
One might fancy him, passionate with theories of human equality and human rights, discussing, arguing, fighting behind barricades in Paris, flying before the Austrian cavalry in Milan
, imprisoned here, exiled from there, hoping on and upborne ever with the word which seemed so magical, the word Liberty; till at last, broken with disease and starvation, old, without means to keep body and soul together but such lessons as he could pick up from poor students, he found himself in that little neat town under the heel of a personal tyranny greater than any in Europe.
He found his carriage outside without much difficulty and drove quickly round to the Milan