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 (män-zō′nē, -dzō′-), Alessandro 1785-1873.
Italian writer whose novel The Betrothed (1825-1827) greatly influenced Italian fiction and has served as the basis for several operas and films.
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(Italian manˈdzoːni)
(Biography) Alessandro (alesˈsandro). 1785–1873, Italian romantic novelist and poet, famous for his historical novel I Promessi sposi (1825–27)
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(mɑnˈzoʊ ni, mɑnd-)

Alessandro (Francesco Tommaso Antonio), 1785–1873, Italian novelist and poet.
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Noun1.Manzoni - Italian novelist and poet (1785-1873)
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I believe that if I had been sensible of it I should hays read much more of such humane Italian poets and novelists as Manzoni and D'Azeglio, whom I perceived to be delightful, without dreaming of them in the length and breadth of their goodness.
But in a sort I did feel it, I did know it in them all, so far as I knew any of them, and in the tragedies of Manzoni, and in the romances of D'Azeglio, and yet more in the simple and modest records of D'Azeglio's life published after his death, I profited by it, and unconsciously prepared myself for that point of view whence all the arts appear one with all the uses, and there is nothing beautiful that is false.
Thorley Chivers, but who, having received a Papal title, had resumed her first husband's patronymic, and called herself the Marchioness Manson, because in Italy she could turn it into Manzoni) the little girl received an expensive but incoherent education, which included "drawing from the model," a thing never dreamed of before, and playing the piano in quintets with professional musicians.
Tory David Jones, the MP for Clwyd West, told Sir Mark Sedwill, the head of the civil service, and Cabinet Office permanent secretary John Manzoni that using the word to describe crashing out of the EU without a withdrawal agreement was "worrying".
Andrea Zapparoli Manzoni, director of Crowdfense, told
"The question underlying this work was whether parental support gives adult children an advantage or hinders their development," said Anna Manzoni, author of a paper on the work.
It was listed by Ray Manzoni of Manzoni Real Estate and sold by Lawrence Agranoff and Sheila Agranoff of Charles Rutenberg Realty.
Since the 19th century Alessandro Manzoni's literary work has been a source of studies by many scholars, and nowadays the Italian author still remains one of the main figures in the Italian Literary panorama inside and outside the peninsula.
The 20ft fibreglass monster stood tall in Manzoni Gardens in the old Bull Ring shopping centre for just six months back in 1972.
Alice Crosta, Alessandro Manzoni nei paesi anglosassoni, Languages and Cultures, no.
The other two locations, the storage area of Gallerie d'ltalia and Casa Manzoni, featured works created specifically for the occasion and dedicated to Alessandro Manzoni, the great Italian writer: L'occhio di Alessandro Manzoni (Alessandro Manzoni's Eye), 2016, and I promessi sposi cancellati per venticinque lettori e died appestati (The Betrothed Erased for TwentyFive Readers and Ten People Afflicted by Plague), 2016.