Basilisco

Basilisco

knight renowned for foolish bragging. [Br. Lit.: Solomon and Persida, Brewer Dictionary, 83]
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Before Marcela leaves she explains to her detractors that if they remain unconvinced, then they should leave her alone: "El que me llama fiera y basilisco, dejeme como cosa perjudicial y mala; el que me llama ingrata, no me sirva; el que desconocida, no me conozca; quien cruel, no me siga; que esta fiera, este basilisco, esta ingrata, esta cruel y esta desconocida, ni los buscara, servira, conocera ni seguira en ninguna manera" (143); therefore, while her words may not totally prove her innocence, they are effective if her goal is to be left alone by those who still think that she is guilty.
si sarebbe dovuto trovare il modo, i mezzi per vivere meglio, la dove siamo nati, dove siamo cresciuti," e, una decina di anni dopo, il basilisco Giovannino cercava di convincere l'amico Enrico a restare, dicendogli che "e sbagliato scappare .
A wider database, including plays written between 1596 and 1642 and poems of the period, might well contain all of these conventional three-word combinations:2' Some of the phrases of more than three words cited by Vickers are somewhat more unusual: "I weare this Rose," "the gates of heaven," and, a particularly striking instance: The contexts of the two "Alcides" passages differ considerably: the passage from I Henry VI is the opening line of a tribute to the dead Talbot, where the other passage comes from a comic speech by the braggart Basilisco, listing a series of heroes (Hercules, Achilles, Alexander, Pompey .
Basilisco, a one-sided lover, says "Perseda's beauteous excellence, \ Shame to love's queen, and empress of my thoughts" 32-33).
The diversity of ethnicity in Turkey has led Kyd to depict the capture of Erastus, Perseda, Lucina and Basilisco as an example of many Christian men and women in the slavery of the Turkish Sultan.
Professor Guido Basilisco, who lead the research, said there was no doubt that some people's genes make it difficult for them to digest lactose and this causes stomach problems when they drink large amounts of milk.
Though small in scale and located in Alvarez's and Stuby's unfashionable suburb Avellaneda, El Basilisco has had an impact worldwide as a successful artist-run space functioning outside established channels.
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Lo stesso Lancellotti ce ne offre un esempio: nell'ultimo dei farfalloni ricorda la leggenda del basilisco che uccide con lo sguardo, e il nostro monaco fa fatica a capire come questo dato sia venuto ad esistere dal momento che ogni persona che ha visto il basilisco dovrebbe essere morta; ma cio che lo sorprende ancora di piu e che filologi e pensatori come Vives e Maioli si sforzino di dare indicazioni sul modo di cacciare tale serpente
For an exhaustive presentation of a semiotic reading of the novel, refer to a work like Anna Maria Toti, Leonardo Sciascia: la scrittura investigatrice (Analisi semiotica de Il Consiglio d'Egitto) (Genova: Basilisco, 1988).