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an Italian man: usually used before a name as a title equivalent to Mr
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The stage translator obviously attempted to retain the Italian flavour of the original play by consistently using signior, signiora and signiorina as forms of address in his translation.
shall Bianca/Be bride to you, if you make this assurance;/If not, to Signior Gremio" (2.
200 YEARS AGO: At the Theatre, Birmingham for one night only the celebrated Signior Rosignoi will give his inimitable imitations of various birds and likewise several pieces of music by the power of his lungs.
29) Less famous, but eighty-two years older, is The Instrumental Musick for December, 2 Sonata's [sic] for Violins in Parts by Signior [sic] Caldara and Signior [sic] Gabrielli, the Choicest of Their Works.
Mosca, however, replies to his master without moving to the door: "Tis signior VOLTORE, the Aduocate, / I know him, by his knock' (2P5v).
200 YEARS AGO:Constantinople: Immediately upon receiving the news of the victory of the Mouth of the Nile, the Grand Signior directed a superb diamond Aigretter (called a Chelengk, or Plume of Triumph) taken from one of the Imperial Turbans, to be sent t o Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson, together with a Pelice of Sable Fur of the first quality.