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70 examples of magnificoes in sentences

The Magnifico's position gradually became precarious, inasmuch as many persons declared the war to be in reality a personal quarrel between Pope Sixtus and the Medici.

Though opposed by all the papal authority and resources; though Sixtus by turns threatened, cajoled, entreated, promised, in order to prevent Lorenzo having any success, the successor of St. Peter was beaten all along the line, and the Magnifico carried away with him a treaty, signed and sealed, which practically meant that henceforth Naples and the papacy would be in antagonistic camps.

To Lorenzo and to his younger brother Giuliano, another great humanist, Giorgio Merula of Milan, dedicated his Plautus, published in Venice in 1472, showing at how early an age the Magnifico had taken his place among the recognized patrons of the Italian Renaissance.

To the inexpressible chagrin of Venice and of Sixtus, the Magnifico promptly espoused his cause, formed an alliance with Ferdinand and other states, and, before the Pope and the Venetians were aware he had moved, they found themselves confronted by Naples, Florence, Milan, Bologna, Mantua, and Faenza.

He was succeeded by Cardinal Cybo, a warm friend toward the Medici, and one who had such a profound admiration for the genius of Lorenzo in statecraft that he seldom took any step without consulting him, though unfortunately he did not always follow the Magnifico's advice.

While the connection between the states during the course of hostilities undoubtedly promoted the increase of mutual interest in each other's intellectual development, the fact that the Magnifico had to disburse enormous sums for the prosecution of the campaigns necessarily limited his ability to extend the same princely patronage to the cause of learning.

Grocyn and Linacre, as well as Reuchlin, testify to the wise generosity of the great Magnifico, and all three declare that to him, more than to any other man, the Renaissance owed not only its development, but even the character it assumed in Italy in the second last decade of the fifteenth century.

Life had lost its relish to the dying Magnifico.

There are two sides to every story, and this one of the last visit of the haughty prior of San Marco's to the dying Magnifico is no exception.

Suffice it for us that Benedetto, writing a week after the Magnifico's death, says of the matter: "Our dear friend and master died so nobly, with all the patience, the reverence, the recognition of God which the best of holy men and a soul divine could show, with words upon his lips so kind, that he seemed a new St. Jerome.

The Sagrestia Nuova was built by Michel Angelo, to hold his monuments to Lorenzo de' Medici, duke of Urbino, and grandson of Lorenzo the Magnificent, and to Julian de' Medici, son of Lorenzo Magnifico.

Why Twilight should grieve at the tomb of Lorenzo, grandson of Lorenzo Magnifico, any more than the grandfather would have done, does not seem very clear, even to Twilight himself, who seems, after all, in a very crepuscular state upon the subject.

The monument, upon the opposite side, to Julian, third son of Lorenzo Magnifico, is of very much the same character.

Upon the same spot was the favorite residence of Lorenzo Magnifico; concerning whose probable ponderings, as he sat upon his terrace, with his legs dangling over Florence, much may be learned from the guide-book of the immortal Murray, so that he who runs may read and philosophize.

can any man see ghosts, like him? or fight with his own shadow"SESSA"as he does in that strangely-neglected thing, the Cobbler of Prestonwhere his alternations from the Cobbler to the Magnifico, and from the Magnifico to the Cobbler, keep the brain of the spectator in as wild a ferment, as if some Arabian Night were being acted before him.

can any man see ghosts, like him? or fight with his own shadow"SESSA"as he does in that strangely-neglected thing, the Cobbler of Prestonwhere his alternations from the Cobbler to the Magnifico, and from the Magnifico to the Cobbler, keep the brain of the spectator in as wild a ferment, as if some Arabian Night were being acted before him.

can any man see ghosts, like him? or fight with his own shadowsessaas he does in that strangely-neglected thing, the Cobler of Prestonwhere his alternations from the Cobler to the Magnifico, and from the Magnifico to the Cobler, keep the brain of the spectator in as wild a ferment, as if some Arabian Night were being acted before him, or as if Thalaba were no tale!

can any man see ghosts, like him? or fight with his own shadowsessaas he does in that strangely-neglected thing, the Cobler of Prestonwhere his alternations from the Cobler to the Magnifico, and from the Magnifico to the Cobler, keep the brain of the spectator in as wild a ferment, as if some Arabian Night were being acted before him, or as if Thalaba were no tale!

But Omne ignotum pro magnifico est: one is sorry to have this diminished.'

There are the halls of Padua for our scholars, where already his friend, the master Galileo, holdeth high honors, by favor of the Senate; and if Fra Paolo were named Rector Magnifico, and put at its head" "Nay, nay, the Senate is wise," her husband interrupted, not ill pleased at her vehemence and the patrician pride which prompted it.

The servile current of my sliding verse Gentle shall run into his thick-skinn'd ears; Where it shall dwell like a magnifico, Command his slimy sprite to honour me For my high, tiptoe, strutting poesy:

Where the fond Ape, himselfe uprearing by Upon his tiptoes, stalketh stately by, As if he were some great magnifico, 665 And boldlie doth amongst the boldest go; And his man Reynold, with fine counterfesaunce, [Counterfesaunce, counterfeiting.] Supports his credite and his countenaunce.

la volonta de detti magnifico Giouanni Keale et

Dauid Filly, habbi tirato vn tiro di artiglieria verso vna de dette galere, et che non se amangnaua la vela de la Maiestra secondo la volonta de detti magnifico Giouanni Keale

Han donque humilmente supplicato detti magnifico Giouanni Keale et

Per tanto donque tutti et ciascun di voi sudetti affectuosamente pregamo, che per qual si voglia de vostra iurisditione, alla quale detto magnifico Giouanni Keale et

The which Chappell in the yeare of our Lorde one thousand fiue hundred and foure, the Magnifico Daniel Barbaro first Consull of that place went to visite, and caused it to be renued and reedified, so that in these dayes there resort thither many Christians, who oftentimes bring with them a Priest, to say masse there.

[Sp.]; omne ignotum pro magnifico [Lat.].

[Fr.]; upper classes, upper ten thousand; the four hundred [U.S.]; elite, aristocracy, great folks; fashionable world &c (fashion) 852. peer, peerage; house of lords, house of peers; lords, lords temporal and spiritual; noblesse; noble, nobleman; lord, lordling^; grandee, magnifico [Lat.], hidalgo; daimio [Jap.], daimyo [Jap.], samurai

So likewise not long since at Friburg in Germany, as is evident by that relation of Neander, they had Ludos septennales, solemn plays every seven years, which Bocerus, one of their own poets, hath elegantly described: "At nunc magnifico spectacula structa paratu Quid memorem, veteri non concessura Quirino, Ludorum pompa," &

To conclude in Hierom's words, "I will ask our magnificoes that build with marble, and bestow a whole manor on a thread, what difference between them and Paul the Eremite, that bare old man?

The evening on the day in which this discourse had past between them, they went to a ball, to which they had been invited by one of the Magnifico's.

Louisa, in spite of the confusion she felt within, answered this compliment with her accustomed ease; and being all seated, they began to enter into some conversation concerning the state with which the Magnifico's of Venice are served, the elegance with which they entertain strangers, and some other topics relating to the customs of that republic, when all on a sudden Melanthe starting up, cried, bless me!

Despuรฉs las tinieblas rosadas y azules que flotaban en el espacio, como cortinas de gasa transparente, se rasgaron como el dรญa de gloria se rasga en nuestros templos el velo de los altares, y el paraรญso de los justos se ofreciรณ รก sus miradas deslumbrador y magnifico.

" The third and fourth "Grand" Medici were, of course, Cosimo, "Il Padre della Patria," and Lorenzo, "Il Magnifico."

All the same, he died in 1409, leaving his sons the heirs to nearly 300,000 gold florins! Lorenzo, "Il Magnifico," was the first of the "Grand" Medici to give up entirely all connection with commercial pursuits and banking interests.

THE TRAGEDIES OF THE MEDICI CHAPTER I LORENZO"Il Magnifico.

Montesicco was greatly impressed by the Magnifico's ingenuousness and nobility of character, and still more by the evident esteem and affection in which he was held by all classes of the population.

Both he and the Archbishop, who was in the company of the Cardinal, knew very well that the proposition would be cordially entertained by the hospitable Magnifico.

In the vast congregation everybody of importance in Florence was assembled, with two notable exceptionsthe mother and the only brother of Lorenzo il Magnifico.

So the Magnifico departed.

Guglielmo de' Pazzi, the husband of Bianca de' Medici, Lorenzo and Giuliano's sister, was protected by Il Magnifico, and allowed to reside in a villa twelve miles outside Florence.

" The First Tyrannicide "Go at once, ye base-born bastards, or I will be the first to thrust you outBegone!" These were the passionate words of the proudest and most ambitious princess that ever bore the great name of MediciClarice, daughter of Piero di Lorenzo"Il Magnifico," and wife of Filippo di Filippo degli Strozzi"Il Primo Gentiluomo del Secolo.

" This relates to the death of Lorenzo il Magnifico, which occurred on 8th April 1492.

The three had quarrelled about Lorenzo il Magnifico's pretty daughter, Luigia, but it was a baseless rumour that she had been poisoned.

On 12th September of the same year, Giuliano, the third son of Lorenzo il Magnifico, with his young nephew, Lorenzo, Piero's son, entered Florence, attended by a small following.

Apartments were provided for her and her suite in the Palazzo Medici, where Madonna Lucrezia, Lorenzo il Magnifico's daughter, and wife of Giacomo de' Salviati, was appointed her protectress.

Ippolito assumed at once the style of "Il Magnifico," and began to display a lust for power and a taste for extravagance quite unusual in so young a lad.

His splendid talentsalthough linked to fickleness and inconsistencyand his liberality, appealed to the Florentines, and he might have proved a second Lorenzo il Magnifico.

The Medici Palace had been redecorated, and it witnessed a revival of the lavish hospitality of Lorenzo il Magnifico.

If not a caster of horoscopes, he was a reader of character, and, son as he was of Lorenzo "Il Magnifico," he foresaw a future for "Giovannino" fraught with immense importance to his family and his native city.

When mother and child could be moved Giovanni sent them, for safety, into Florence, where they were lovingly welcomed by her parents, Messer Giacopo de' Salviati and his wife Lucrezia, daughter of Lorenzo il Magnifico.

" Cardinal Cibo was the son of Maddalena de' Medici, Lorenzo il Magnifico's eldest daughter.

The University, which Lorenzo "il Magnifico" had refounded, had been abandoned by his successors and was closed.

There was a peculiarity about her eyesblack they were or a very dark brownthey had something of that cast of optic vision which was remarkable in Cosimo, "Il Padre della Patria" and in Lorenzo, "Il Magnifico," as well as in other members of the family.

Roscoe, W., Lorenzo il Magnifico.

The part of Don Magnifico was extremely well played, and those of the sisters very fairly and appropriately.

But enough of these individual magnificos.

Enter the DUKE, the Magnificoes, ANTONIO, BASSANIO, GATIANO, SALARINO, SALANIO, and others.

Southey lent it, when he possessed the magnifico, to Coleridge, who has begemmed it all over with his fine pencillings.

The Signer Dominico Castello-Grande Tremamondo was a little Venetian noble, descended in a right line from Aeneas, with a palazzo on the Canale Regio of Venice, which he let for a coffee-house; and living in the pomp and pride of a magnifico on something more than the wages of an English groom.

"Is he not magnifico?

Che magnifico pitture!

There was nobody on deck to witness the arrival and salute the magnifico.

I have already more than once had occasion to mention its author, Angelo Ambrogini, better known from the place of his birth as Poliziano or Politian, the contemporary, dependent, and fellow-littรฉrateur of Lorenzo il Magnifico, and the greatest scholar and learned writer of the Italian renaissance.

"It was a mighty fine show, with the Italian Ambassador and his wifethe Magnifico Pomposo, they called her, I think it wasand there was speechifying and hurraying and enough champagne drunk to float her.

Ye see, Italy shortly afterwards made an alliance with Denmark, and, wishing to do the Danes a good turn, she arranged to sell them the Magnifico Pomposo at cost priceabout three millions I think it was.

"How did they ever come to think of such a clever thing?" "Omne ign[)o]tum pro magnifico," he replied, with condescension.

Conde magnifico!" exclaimed King James, as the Spaniard advanced to make his obeisance to him; "how is it that we find you standing under the shade of the tree friendly to the vine,amictoe vitibus ulmi as Ovid hath it?

"Oh, you are quite wild yet from your swoon; it is only the calkers stopping up the seams, one of the captain's queer whims they say; but how they are to dance to-night, those magnificos I mean, without ruining their slippers with this pitch, I cannot see!