It was taken by the chief Neapolitan
galley called the She-wolf, commanded by that thunderbolt of war, that father of his men, that successful and unconquered captain Don Alvaro de Bazan, Marquis of Santa Cruz; and I cannot help telling you what took place at the capture of the Prize.
When you return to this mundane sphere from your visionary world, you would seem to leave a Neapolitan
spring for a Lapland winter -- to quit paradise for earth -- heaven for hell
There's no Neapolitan
for bathroom, but I fancy your friend is there.
Every dialect from Labrador to Long Island, with Portuguese, Neapolitan
, Lingua Franca, French, and Gaelic, with songs and shoutings and new oaths, rattled round him, and he seemed to be the butt of it all.
She was a fearless and familiar little thing, who asked disconcerting questions, made precocious comments, and possessed outlandish arts, such as dancing a Spanish shawl dance and singing Neapolitan
love-songs to a guitar.
If the manager could have filled his theatre with Neapolitan
souls alone, without the bodies, he could not have cleared less than ninety millions of dollars.
He, on his side, perceived nothing that was going on in the hall; he wagged his head with the unconcern of a Neapolitan
, repeating from time to time, amid the clamor, as from a mechanical habit, "Charity, please
He fell down prostrate and basked in him as a Neapolitan
beggar does in the sun.
That thing is so thoroughly Neapolitan
, and I never heard it on a London organ before.
Lady Carey, in a wonderful white serge costume, and a huge bunch of Neapolitan
violets at her bosom, was lounging in an easy-chair, swinging her foot backwards and forwards.
He gave the bag to the servant, who was then in the room; sat down at the piano, and played the air of the lively Neapolitan
street- song, "La mia Carolina," twice over.
They dawdled and chattered like so many Neapolitans