Usage examples for Ferrara

  1. He had taught publicly for thirteen years at Ferrara, and had presided for eight years over an anatomical school, so that he was no novice in the field of biology. – Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae
  2. By its association with his sojourns in Italy it recalled visits to other shrines, and they had to own that it was really no worse than Ariosto's house at Ferrara, or Petrarch's at Arqua, or Michelangelo's at Florence. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  3. Austria looked on with distrust and dismay, and tried to pick a quarrel and thus find a pretext for invasion by ordering its troops, who had as yet only garrisoned the fortress, to occupy the city of Ferrara and patrol its streets- a measure almost sure to lead to a collision with its citizens. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  4. His wife was Anne, daughter of the Duke of Ferrara. – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  5. The King of Poland and the Duke of Guise were rivals for the hand of Anne, the beautiful daughter of the Duke of Ferrara, and Guise was the successful suitor. – Henry IV, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  6. In the neighborhood of Ferrara are pools and marshes covering nearly two hundred square miles, or a surface more than equal to eight American townships. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  7. And do you really suppose that your brother has gone to Ferrara? – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  8. He afterwards taught the doctrines of Aristotle at Ferrara and Bologna. – A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  9. Your brother cannot avoid making this journey to Ferrara, nor can I excuse myself from accompanying him thither. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  10. The courts of Ferrara and Urbino continued to form centers for literary and artistic coteries. – Some Forerunners of Italian Opera by William James Henderson
  11. " He must have found out," she added, " that I was in the habit of conversing with him every night from my window, and he must have heard of my having embarked for Venice on board the Ferrara barge. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. At Ferrara, in the wide leisures of her brother's court, Tasso, Stundenlang, as Goethe wrote, sat with her. – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus
  13. At Ferrara he once nearly lost his life through unwittingly trampling upon the susceptibilities of the people, in the following manner. – Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday by Henry C. Lahee
  14. Karcher had a little different mark in the Ferrara looms, where he went at the call of the d'Este Duke. – The Tapestry Book by Helen Churchill Candee
  15. The representatives of Modena, Reggio, Bologna, and Ferrara declared themselves united in a Republic under the protection of France. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  16. He instantly sent off a messenger to Ferrara, before the castle was surrounded and the artillery set in position, pointing out the extreme peril and the absolute need of immediate help. – Bayard: The Good Knight Without Fear And Without Reproach by Christopher Hare
  17. It is a very little house, as small as Ariosto's in Ferrara, which he said was so apt for him, but it is not in a long, clean street like that; it is in a bad neighborhood which has not yet outlived the evil repute it bore in the days of Cervantes. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells
  18. Ferrara was busy with thoughts of piety, the whole court barefoot, howling " Fac me plagis" between the garden walls. – Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  19. Shortly before his arrival, news had come to Rome that Austrian troops were marching on Ferrara, a city of the Papal States. – Pius IX. And His Time by The Rev. Æneas MacDonell Dawson
  20. Ferrara is the place of all the world for you. – Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso by Maurice Henry Hewlett