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paolo

(ˈpaʊləʊ; Italian ˈpaolo)
n, pl paoli
an obsolete Italian silver coin
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Was it not a book that sent Paolo and Francesca for ever wandering on that stormy wind of passion and of death?
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.
Should he be given a chance to choose a leading man for a future film, Paolo Ballesteros said it would be Piolo Pascual.
MANILA, Philippines Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Wednesday said nothing is final yet in her brother Paolo Duterte's resignation as the city's vice mayor.
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.
Paolo Nutini is giving two unknown Scottish acts the chance to support him at his sold-out Edinburgh shows next month.
Enterprises has announced the launch of finishing technologies produced by Italian textile machinery maker Danti Paolo in India.
AS proposals go it was a pretty unusual one but Paolo Eduardo clearly has scrum-thing going for him as his girlfriend Jessica Moraes said yes.