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n.1.An adroit and unscrupulous intriguer.
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He was singing Figaro's famous song in the Barber of Seville, with that crisply fluent vocalisation which is never heard from any other than an Italian throat, accompanying himself on the concertina, which he played with ecstatic throwings-up of his arms, and graceful twistings and turnings of his head, like a fat St.
Bygrave, you are as good as Figaro in the French comedy.
Another proof that he was a native of the universal country was apparent in the fact of his knowing no other Italian words than the terms used in music, and which like the "goddam" of Figaro, served all possible linguistic requirements.
Nioche reappearing, and Newman, who every morning read two or three suicides in the "Figaro," began to suspect that, mortification proving stubborn, he had sought a balm for his wounded pride in the waters of the Seine.
Woman has but one trick, cries Figaro, but that's infallible.
At a third, Signor Ferranti, who was in Providence, sang a selection from "The Marriage of Figaro" to an audience in Boston.
Our readers have not, without doubt, waited until the present moment to recognize in Master Olivier that terrible Figaro whom Providence, the great maker of dramas, mingled so artistically in the long and bloody comedy of the reign of Louis XI.
According to Tainan City Government, Madame Figaro Japon will dedicate 18 pages to the southwestern Taiwan city in its August edition, released on June 20.
"The World's Fastest Guitar Shredder") presents an eye- popping, jaw-dropping, utterly sensational rendition of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro Overture (2 min.), a music video on DVD that demonstrates her brilliant guitar shredding skills.
Meanwhile, Oman Sail's two Figaro 3 teams got their season underway recently at the Sardinah Cup event based at Saint Gilles, also on France's west coast.
FIVE performers from the Loughborough area are to take part in performances of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.