Calandrino


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Calandrino

duped by friends into believing heliotrope confers invisibility. [It. Lit.: Decameron, “Calandrino and the Heliotrope”]
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From the left are Jordan Jarvis, Melanie Johnston, Amy Calandrino, Phil Calandrino, and Tom Dolney.
E su quest'ultima, irriverente frase che l'autore concentro il suo intervento correttorio: il sostantivo "sinplicita", quasi un marchio lessicale del tipo comico del beffato ("semplicita" e, ad esempio, la caratteristica distintiva di Calandrino in Decameron VIII 3, 4), con una cassatura parziale venne ridotto alla forma aggettivale "sinplice", integrato dal sintagma "credentia del buon Duca".
Santina is dismayed but feels it is right for Calandrino to do this spiritual work.
Lessons in Greek and philosophy are the highlight of seventeen-year-old Santina Pietra's week, but when a shared passion for alchemy and learning evolves into passion of a different sort, Santina's tutor, the dreamy scholar Calandrino, chooses to leave San Gimignano to pursue his interest in the discovery and translation of ancient alchemical texts.
Paerl H, Hall N, Calandrino E (2011) Controlling harmful cyanobacterial blooms in a world experiencing anthropogenic and climatic-induced change.
Los picaros Bruno y Buffalmacco juegan otra mala pasada al pobre Calandrino haciendole creer que ha quedado prenado, para arrancarle una buena comilona (cuento tercero del noveno dia).
Jalan and Ravallion 2000; Dercon and Krishnan, 2000; Scott, 2000; Justino and Lichfield, 2002, McCullocd and Calandrino, 2002; Woolard and Klasen, 2004; Fields et al.
At the other extreme from Chaudhuri's assumption, McCulloch and Calandrino (2003) estimated [[pi].
Manuel Calandrino, 17, who plays for Novaffori in the Italian national youth team league, felt up ref Francesca Bianchi after he argued with her over a decision.
12 Calandrino made the sign of the Gospel because he ate an ice-coldwatermelon, but I shan't hide how he gave birth to it
Calandrino provokes a quarrel with a quack whom he accuses of cheating, Biondello takes the other side, and tumult follows.