Vallombrosa


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Vallombrosa

(Italian vallomˈbroːsa)
n
(Placename) a village and resort in central Italy, in Tuscany region: 11th-century Benedictine monastery
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Don Pietro Belloni, who flourished briefly from 1740 to 1760, was a monk at the monastery of Vallombrosa near Florence, and an assistant to the Abbot Don Enrico Hugford (1697-1771).
Don Pietro Belloni, who flourished briefly from 1740 to 1760, was a monk at the monastery Vallombrosa near of Florence, and an assistant to the Abbot Don Enrico Hugford (1697-1771).
When Rosemary wades "through a bed of drifted beech leaves that rustled about her, knee-deep, like a weightless red-gold sea," she paraphrases Milton: "Thick as autumnal leaves that strow the brooks in Vallombrosa" (Orwell 20ooe, 142).
Op 'n melwe herfsdag met blare van poplier geel drywend op die rivier ('n Vallombrosa van ritselende doodheid) en op walle tot humus molmend met 'n reuk wat prik ...
It contains the most significant climbs so far, with the 9km trip up to Vallombrosa featuring a 12 per cent maximum gradient.
Today's stage nine is a 170km race from Sansepolcro–Firenze which features a couple of tough climbs, including a 9km category–one ride up to Vallombrosa.
Recta quidem oblatio, sed non recta diuisio; nos enim ad hanc expeditionem militum animos instigauimus, qui armis suis Saracenorum feritatem declinare et christianorum <ecclesias> possint libertati pristinc restituere"); Urban II to the monks of Vallombrosa, 70ctober 1096, in Rudolf Hiestand, ed., Vorarbeiten zum oriens pontificius III: Papsturkunden fur Kirchen ira Heiligen Lande, G6ttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1985, 88-89, no.
Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, for example, told his colleagues that although he would vote for the CLA he was "not at all in favor of the practice we have fallen into of constantly amending the Constitution." (34) A House member echoed this sentiment and said that amendments were now "being proposed and falling as thick as 'the autumn leaves which strew the vales in Vallombrosa.'" (35) In this context, an argument that state legislatures constituted a bottleneck for Article Five would have been met with incredulity.
(27.) John Elder, Pilgrimage to Vallombrosa: From Vermont to Italy in the Footsteps of George Perkins Marsh (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2006).
New critical studies include innovative treatments of many of EBB's works by Linda Hughes in The Cambridge Introduction to Victorian Poetry (2010), several analyses of Aurora Leigh and of Casa Guidi Windows, discussion of the transatlantic contexts of "The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim's Point," a subtle new reading of silence in Sonnets from the Portuguese, and another on silence in EBB's representation of the sublime landscape of Vallombrosa, and two articles on religion and devotional poetry in her 1838 volume The Seraphim, and Other Poems.
Al cumplir los quince anos, intento seguir la vida religiosa, pero a los tres meses de internarse en el monasterio de Santa Maria di Vallombrosa, se dio cuenta que el camino espiritual no era lo suyo.
Sceptre Tours Sceptre Tours' six-night Explore Tuscany Vacation is priced from USD799 per person, based on four people sharing a two-bedroom apartment at Fattoria degli Usignoli, which was originally built by the monks of Vallombrosa in the 14th century.