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paolo

(ˈpaʊləʊ; Italian ˈpaolo)
n, pl paoli
an obsolete Italian silver coin
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Even before the invention of printing books were "love's purveyors." Was it not a book that sent Paolo and Francesca for ever wandering on that stormy wind of passion and of death?
I took my sad heart's fill of the sad story of "Paolo and Francesca," which I already knew in Leigh Hunt's adorable dilution, and most of the lines read themselves into my memory, where they linger yet.
He considered with some irony the philosophy which he had developed for himself, for it had not been of much use to him in the conjuncture he had passed through; and he wondered whether thought really helped a man in any of the critical affairs of life: it seemed to him rather that he was swayed by some power alien to and yet within himself, which urged him like that great wind of Hell which drove Paolo and Francesca ceaselessly on.
San Paolo be my witness that did ye but find the stout Count Leonardo in his cups, sheer from the castle's topmost battlements would he hurl ye all!
"You married Oliva Corsinari in the church of San Paolo del Monte-Cattini; here is the priest's certificate."
He was a greater Prince than any there, though there was a reigning Duke and a Royal Highness, with their princesses, and near his Lordship was seated the beautiful Countess of Belladonna, nee de Glandier, whose husband (the Count Paolo della Belladonna), so well known for his brilliant entomological collections, had been long absent on a mission to the Emperor of Morocco.
Paolo 'Pulong' Duterte and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno should have positions in the political party.
Duterte son open to speaker's post !-- -- Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) - July 3, 2019 - 12:00am Rody may not quit if Paolo gets post
Even better, her life is coming together: she's got a great job, her own place, and a boyfriend, Paolo, who adores her.
Paisley singing sensation Paolo Nutini bumped into his old footie coach Tony Fitzpatrick - and walked away with a signed copy of his book.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's son, Paolo Duterte, who has been accused of having links to a seized shipment of $125 million worth of narcotics from China in May, denied any such wrongdoing Thursday during a Senate inquiry.