The capitano began yelping like a cowardly school-boy, who has been well punched by a lesser and more courageous antagonist.
"Per Dio Santo!" exclaimed our capitano; "yes, for the English it is a good portyou dare devils at seafor them it is a good port.
At this moment our experienced capitano fancied we had got into shoal-water; the surf was seen running in foaming circles, as if in a whirlpool.
Now, indeed, our capitano did yelp; now did the crew yelp, invoking all the saints of the Roman calendar, instead of attending to the ship.
My fellow passengers, a couple of Jews from Gibraltar, began swearing at the capitano and his brave men.
The capitano now took courage on seeing all the flags flying over the fortifications, it being Friday, the Mahometan Sabbath.
The capitano then came up to me, to shake hands, apologize, and present congratulations on our safe harbouring.
The capitano lit an extra candle before the picture of the Virgin below, and observed to me, whilst the men were saying their prayers of gratitude for deliverance, "Per un miraculo della santissima Vergina; noi sciamo salvati!"(we are saved by a miracle of the Most Holy Virgin!)
In 1376 he was unanimously chosen Capitano della Parte Guelfaan office of still more personal influence than the Gonfaloniership.
Here is the Signor Capitano," he added, taking Sigismund by the arm, and dragging him forward, "lavish your favors on him, for no practice of mine could have been of use without his bravery.
"Buon giorno, Signor Capitano," cried Maso, saluting with his cap, when sufficiently near to those who occupied the path; "we meet often, and in all weathers; by day and by night; on the land and on the water; in the valley and on the mountain; in the city and on this naked rock, as Providence wills.
where did you pass the night yourself, brave Capitano, if I may be so bold as to question my superior?
I have but a step to make to find myself in the dominions of the house of Savoy; and, with your leave, gallant Capitano, I will now take it."
This morning, the General and myself went to pay our respects to the Gran Capitano of the Holy League, and we left our cards.
The second was Nugent, an Austrian marescallo, who became capitano generale of the Neapolitan army, August, 1816, and capo del supremo comando, February, 1817.ED.
One letter, however, written in May 1518, to the Capitano of Cortona throws a ray of light upon this barren tract of time, and introduces an artist of eminence, whose intellectual affinity to Michelangelo will always remain a matter of interest.
The Capitano wrote that he was sure it had been discharged.
We regret that Michelangelo could not carry out a work so congenial to his talent as this ideal portrait of the mighty Signer Capitano would have been; but we may console ourselves by reflecting that even his energies were not equal to all tasks imposed upon him.
The negro went under the name of Signior Capitano Francisco.
The Great Captain (el Gran Capitano), Gonzalvo di Cor´dova (1453-1515).
The People's Captain (el Capitano del Popolo), Guiseppe Garibaldi (1807-).
Istoria della Vita e Fatti dell' eccellentissimo Capitano di guerra Bartolommeo Colleoni, scritta per Pietro Spino.
"Since when, Signor Capitano," he inquired, "have you English taken to sailing luggers?
"Signor Capitano," observed the magistrate, "the deputy-governor is at his residence, on the hill, and he will expect me to do him the favor to bring you thither, that he may do you the honors of the port."
"They tell me that we have the honor to receive into our little haven a vessel of Inghilterra, Signor Capitano," observed the vice-governatore, earnestly regarding the other through his spectacles as he spoke, and that, too, in a manner not altogether free from distrust.
Smeet'Il Capitano Giac SmeetI have long suspected my English master of ignorance, for he was merely one of our Leghorn pilots, who has sailed in a bastimento de guerra of your countryhe called your honorable name 'Smees,' Signore."
" "And the name of your lugger, Signor Capitano Smeet?"
"Ze Ving-y-Ving," repeated Signor Barrofaldi, writing the name in a manner to show it was not the first time he had heard it; "ze Ving-y-Ving; that is a poetical appellation, Signor Capitano; may I presume to ask what it signifies?" "Ala e ala, in your Italian, Mister Vice-governatore.
"Signor Capitano," resumed Andrea Barrofaldi, "since when have you English adopted the rig of the lugger?
"Your pardon, Signor Capitano Smeesbut our duty is a very delicate one, on this unprotected island, in times as troubled as these in which we live.
"I flatter myself with having sufficient knowledge of Inghilterra, Signor Capitano, though it be by means of books, to discover an impostor, could I believe you capable of appearing in so unworthy a character; and that, too, in a very brief conversation.
And now, Signor Capitano," added Andrea, glancing at, the podestà, to make sure that he was listening, "will you have the goodness to explain to me what sort of a government this Inghilterra possesseswhether monarchy, aristocracy, or democracy?
Your answer convinces me you have thought on the subject of your government, Capitano, and I honor a reflecting man in all situations in life.
Did our men first strive, and then pray, more would be done than by first praying and then striving; and now, Signor Capitano, a word on your language, of which I have some small knowledge, and which, doubtless, you speak like a native."
If the capitano, now, only had his commission with him, you and I might go to bed in peace, and sleep till morning.
The invitation was accepted as frankly as it had been given, and, the table being ready in an adjoining room, in a few minutes Il Capitano Smees and Vito Viti were sharing the vice-governatore's evening meal.
He talked much of England, its history, its religion, government, laws, climate, and industry; making frequent appeals to the Capitano Smees for the truth of his opinions.
Do you confess this much, Signor Capitano?" "Il vice-governatore knows us better than we know ourselves, I fear.
Il Capitano Smeet' was not sorry to get out of the government housepalazzo, as some of the simple people of Elba called the unambitious dwelling.
After the departure of the Capitano Smees, Vito Viti returned to the subject of 'Maso's suspicions, and by suggesting certain little circumstances in the mariner's manner, that he had noted during the interview, he so far succeeded in making an impression on himself, that, in the end, his own distrust revived, and with it that of the deputy-governor.
you, as a seaman, may be able to tell us, Capitano."
repeated Andrea, in astonishment"he was a Roman, and an ancient, Capitano, and died before Inghilterra was known to the civilized world."
"The devil carry away all republicans, is my humble prayer, Signor Capitano; but I can hardly believe that so graceful and gracious-looking a frigate can possibly belong to such wretches."
"Eh, Signor Capitano," cried Vito Viti, as he met his new protégé with an air of cordiality as soon as the foot of the latter touched the shore, "we looked for the pleasure of receiving you into our bosom, as it were, here in the haven.
Surely, you have heard of Il Capitano Sir Smees, the son of Milordo Smees!"
"Under what name and circumstances was he known to you, Signore?" "Ehhe called himself Sir Smees, a capitano in the service of the English king."
I did not see him actually on board of her, but he professed to be the commander of a certain vessel, in the service of the King of Inghilterra, called ze Ving-y-Ving, and said that his own name was Smeessiil capitano, or Sir Smees."
" "SiVing-y-Ving and il Capitano SmeesSir Smees, a signore of an illustrious English family of that name, if I remember right."
One of these is a fellow, on whom the one rag lashes the other: he carries his huge bundle and a large flag with the inscription, "Capitano de Baroni."
Nature does not form such things: there was something so bold in the hanging on of the rags, that each boy instantly became a Capitano de Baroni.
The name Patagonia is from the word patagón Antonio Pigafetta, Relazione del primo viaggio intorno al mondo, 1524: "Il capitano generale nominò questi popoli Patagoni."
Capitano was remanded to jail and will appear in Webster Town Court on the charges.
Capitano asks that he call her… Tartaglia knocks.
Danielle Torano, placed second with Capitano owned by Sir Ruly Inc. Beth Underhill aboard Magdaline owned by Darryl B. Williams was third.
First back for the jump-off, Torano sped around the shortened eight-effort course, which looped through the middle of the ring, with Capitano jumping flawlessly before crossing the finish line in a time of 34.78 seconds.
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