Usage examples for tuscan

  1. Indeed, in these first years of the sixteenth century he may be said to have been the only Tuscan sculptor of commanding eminence. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  2. I fear, however, from the extent to which lotteries are still encouraged by the Tuscan Government, that such is not the case. – Rome in 1860 by Edward Dicey
  3. Our Tuscan vineyards Yield a more wholesome juice. – La-Sainte-Courtisane by Wilde, Oscar
  4. The villa itself, with its overhanging eaves, coigned angles, and narrow windows, set on heavy consoles, was essentially Tuscan, and impressive far out of proportion to its size. –  by
  5. We passed several lofty palaces of the true Tuscan order, with rustic arcades and stout columns, whose solidity and magnificence were not diminished by the shades of midnight. – Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents by William Beckford
  6. He looked up with a bewildered pain in his eyes, and spoke, his mellow Tuscan voice vibrating with his own eloquent entreaty. – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  7. I recall nothing read in that year in Europe which moved me, and I think I read very little, except the local histories of the Tuscan cities which I afterwards wrote of. – Literature and Life by William Dean Howells
  8. Besides, they are of Tuscan origin. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  9. The Composite and the Tuscan orders are more modern, and were unknown to the Greeks; the one is too light, the other too clumsy. – Letters to His Son, 1749 by The Earl of Chesterfield
  10. He came of the old and noble Tuscan stock of Montespertoli, who were men of their hands in the eleventh century. – Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  11. After the first promise of his boyhood in the Tuscan hills, his youth at Florence had been spent under Verrocchio as a master, in company with those whose names were later to brighten the pages of Italian art. – Thoughts on Art and Life by Leonardo da Vinci
  12. He laughed heartily at all I said respecting the poor and worthy bishop, and remarked that, instead of trying to address him in Tuscan, I could speak in the Venetian dialect, as he was himself speaking to me in the dialect of Bologna. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  13. It was a story of the passionate Florence of Lorenzo the Magnificent, and Esther Levenson drifted through the four long acts against a background of Tuscan walls, scarlet hangings, oaths, blood- spilling, dark and terrible vengeance. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  14. " Though all cannot live on the piazza," as the Tuscan proverb has it, " every one may feel the sun." – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  15. But as Edmund Gosse says, The attraction of the French romances of chivalry for William Morris, of Tuscan painting for D. –  by
  16. Its south wall was curtained with a dense orange vine, a dozen fig- trees offered you their large- leaved shade, and over the low parapet the soft, grave Tuscan landscape kept you company. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  17. This present letter must date from 1375, for the rebellion of the Tuscan cities was gathering when she wrote. – Letters of Catherine Benincasa by Catherine Benincasa
  18. At the fixed hour a procession starts from the Capitol, descends by the temple of Saturn and past the face of the Basilica Julia, turns along the " Tuscan Street," and enters the Circus under a large archway in the middle of the building which contains the stalls. – Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul by T. G. Tucker
  19. He came here as a young fellow with no better start than a push- cart, but he came of good intelligent Tuscan people, and has not only endless industry, but wits to see, and enterprise to take, all sorts of chances. – A Northern Countryside by Rosalind Richards
  20. Alien in mien, in genius, and in speech, The eager guest from far Went searching through the Tuscan soil to find Where he reposed, whose verse sublime Might fitly rank with Homer's lofty rhyme; And oh! – The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi by Giacomo Leopardi