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Usage examples for Vella

  1. An extraordinary literary imposture was that of one Joseph Vella who, in 1794, was an adventurer in Sicily, and pretended that he possessed seventeen of the lost books of Livy in Arabic: he had received this literary treasure, he said, from a Frenchman, who had purloined it from a shelf in St. Sophia's church at Constantinople. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  2. Vella was condemned to imprisonment. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  3. The following custom prevails among certain classes of Sudras, particularly the Vella lahs in Koimbator: A father marries a grown- up girl eighteen or twenty years old to his son, a boy of seven or eight, after which he publicly lives with his daughter- in- law, until the youth attains his majority, when his wife is made over to him, generally with half a dozen children. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  4. Only once Andra, clinging to her sister, whispered timidly: Sup - suppose this poor chap never does revive, Vella – Our Pilots in the Air by Captain William B. Perry
  5. He obtained in answer, that an Arabic translation was found, and that it would restore to us seventeen of the books lost, to wit, from the sixtieth to the seventy- seventh, inclusive: that it was in possession of an Abbe Vella who, as soon as he shall have finished a work he has on hand, will give us an Italian, and perhaps a Latin translation of this Livy. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  6. You are right, Vella – Our Pilots in the Air by Captain William B. Perry
  7. Vella declared he had a genuine official correspondence between the Arabian governors of Sicily and their superiors in Africa, from the first landing of the Arabians in that island. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  8. What's he trying to say, Vella – Our Pilots in the Air by Captain William B. Perry
  9. Vella was now loaded with honours and pensions! – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli

Rhymes for Vella

  • fella, stella, vela, cella, ela, sela, bella, della, ella, rella, dela, pella, cela, nela, nella, lelah, leola, mella, bela, tele, fela, sella;
  • candela, capella, gazella, mandela, novella, patella, prunella, rubella, umbrella, viyella, cappella, flagella, labella, parella, rosella, rotella, sabella, adela, fenella, fredella, luella, marcella, michaela, orela, pernella, abdella, abella, odella, agnella, arbella, ardella, estella, estrella, brunella, carmela, corella, cornela, gisella, danella, daniela, daniella, donella, finella, janella, loella, louella, madella, marvella, marcela, marsella, marella, martella, michaella, mirella, morella, pamella, parnella, rochella, romella, rozella, samella, sadella, marbella, favela;
  • cinderella, salmonella, isabella, arabella, samuela, ariella, annabella, fiorella, gabriela, gabriella, mirabella, petronella, citronella;