Benedetto


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Benedetto

monk gives up everything to serve others and reform the Church. [Ital. Lit.: The Saint in Magill II, 929]
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She demanded what I meant, and when I had told her all, -- `Giovanni,' said she, `you should have brought this child with you; we would have replaced the parents it has lost, have called it Benedetto, and then, in consequence of this good action, God would have blessed us.
One day, when Benedetto was about five or six, our neighbor Vasilio, who, according to the custom of the country, never locked up his purse or his valuables -- for, as your excellency knows, there are no thieves in Corsica -- complained that he had lost a louis out of his purse; we thought he must have made a mistake in counting his money, but he persisted in the accuracy of his statement.
Benedetto maintained the truth of what he had said, and accompanied it with details that did more honor to his imagination than to his veracity.
When I was at Rogliano everything went on properly, but no sooner was my back turned than Benedetto became master, and everything went ill.
Benedetto rejoined his associates, and I saw him from a distance point me out to them as a fool.
Benedetto could read, write, and cipher perfectly, for when the fit seized him, he learned more in a day than others in a week.
If only I had taken counsel with my jailer, Benedetto Carpi, before I lost him, I might have known the exact position of my cell, I might have found my way back to the Treasury and returned to Venice when Napoleon crushed the Republic--
Joan Benedetto of Batavia is finding powers within herself she never knew she had.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO --20 November 2017: Dario Benedetto ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament of his right knee and will be six to eight months away from the pitch.
Figuras como el uruguayo Juan Carlos Onetti, el argentino Antonio Di Benedetto, el paraguayo Augusto Roa Bastos y la chilena Maria Luisa Bombal--y otros, como Puig, Garro, Asturias, Ferre--representan una pluralidad tal de estilos y busquedas literarias que no siempre pueden enmarcarse en el boom sin correr el riesgo de simplificarlos.
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