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Goldoni

noun
1.
Prolific Italian dramatist (1707-1793).  Synonym: Carlo Goldoni.






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... Mary Wortley Montagu met many of these pairs at Rome, where she writes that, by herding together and throwing away their money on worthless objects, they had acquired the title of Golden Asses, and that Goldoni adorned his dramas with "gli milordi Inglesi" in the same manner as Moliere represented his Parisian marquises (Letters, ed. Wharncliffe, London, 1893, vol. ...
— English Travellers of the Renaissance • Clare Howard

... money, of which they have so little to spare, on these fooleries while poverty overspreads the land. This ceremony has not taken place before for a hundred years. The sight is certainly very gay. Close by, in the Palazzo Mani, is a theatre of marionettes, who play a comedy of Goldoni. The Duke Fiani lets part of his palace for this purpose. What an exhibition of wretchedness! He reserves a box which his servants let to anybody, whether on his account or their own I ...
— The Greville Memoirs - A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William - IV, Volume 1 (of 3) • Charles C. F. Greville

... Reader. Dante's Divina Commedia (Grandgent). Fogazzaro's Pereat Rochus (De Salvio). Vocabulary. Goldoni's Il vero Amico (Geddes and Josselyn). Vocabulary. Goldoni's La Locandiera (Geddes and Josselyn). Vocabulary. Goldoni's Un curioso Accidente (Ford). Grandgent's Italian Composition. Grandgent's Italian Grammar. Italian Short Stories (Wilkins ...
— Heath's Modern Language Series: Mariucha • Benito Perez Galdos

... churches of Crema and sauntering about the streets awhile, there is nothing left to do but to take refuge in the old Albergo del Pozzo. This is one of those queer Italian inns, which carry you away at once into a scene of Goldoni. It is part of some palace, where nobles housed their bravi in the sixteenth century, and which the lesser people of to-day have turned into a dozen habitations. Its great stone staircase leads to a saloon upon which the various ...
— Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete - Series I, II, and III • John Symonds

... comedies are performed, and very generally those of the inexhaustible Goldoni. I saw the Bugiardo very fairly performed at this theatre. The story is nearly the same as that of our piece, The Liar, which is I believe imitated from Le Menteur of Corneille. The actor who did the Liar was a very good one. The actresses screamed ...
— After Waterloo: Reminiscences of European Travel 1815-1819 • Major W. E Frye

... at present on the Brenta. Opposite is a Spanish marquis, ninety years old; next his casino is a Frenchman's,—besides the natives; so that, as somebody said the other day, we are exactly one of Goldoni's comedies (La Vedova Scaltra), where a Spaniard, English, and Frenchman are introduced: but we are all very good neighbours, Venetians, ...
— Life of Lord Byron, Vol. IV - With His Letters and Journals • Thomas Moore



Words linked to "Goldoni" :   dramatist, Carlo Goldoni, playwright



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