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John, Don

plots against Claudio. [Br. Lit.: Much Ado About Nothing]
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It was known as a fact that the Most Serene Don John of Austria, natural brother of our good king Don Philip, was coming as commander-in-chief of the allied forces, and rumours were abroad of the vast warlike preparations which were being made, all which stirred my heart and filled me with a longing to take part in the campaign which was expected; and though I had reason to believe, and almost certain promises, that on the first opportunity that presented itself I should be promoted to be captain, I preferred to leave all and betake myself, as I did, to Italy; and it was my good fortune that Don John had just arrived at Genoa, and was going on to Naples to join the Venetian fleet, as he afterwards did at Messina.
As it was, El Uchali took refuge at Modon, which is an island near Navarino, and landing forces fortified the mouth of the harbour and waited quietly until Don John retired.
We returned to Constantinople, and the following year, seventy-three, it became known that Don John had seized Tunis and taken the kingdom from the Turks, and placed Muley Hamet in possession, putting an end to the hopes which Muley Hamida, the cruelest and bravest Moor in the world, entertained of returning to reign there.
pl don John offences The court heard he would park in laybys, on beaches and on one occasion on the pretext of train spotting, but it was an excuse to abuse him.
Don John A Vallesteros, moderator of The Link, the official school publication of the Philippine School Doha, told Gulf Times that as a general policy any toy or electronic gadget is prohibited inside the campus.
Mafia don John Gotti was jailed for life for racketeering and murder, including killing rival crime boss Paul Castellano.
It's an enjoyable dip into an unfamiliar (to me, at least) place and time with some deftly drawn characters, such as Luca's childhood friend, Fina and the commanding officer Don John.
Don John Dominguez of Rodriguez, Rizal, the class goat (the lowest-ranking member) had intended to pursue a military career because his father, Donato, was a retired Marine who served in Mindanao.
Three pop-up set pieces particularly stand out, as they rise from under the stage: a snooker table around which evil Don John (Sam Alexander) and Conrade (William Bellchambers) plot against Count Claudio and Don Pedro, Hero's dressing room and Dogberry's cramped police station -which has to be the funniest scene in both plays.
It's true the dastardly Don John (Chris Starkie, who also - in a sly bit of casting, doubles as the malapropdogged Dogberry) could up the malevolence, and his sidekicks could perhaps be more scheming.
In a foul-mouthed rant Gristina also brags about sending two heavies to threaten a rival pimp and claims that her ex lover was close to Mafia don John Gotti and his daughter Victoria.
Don Pedro is also accompanied by his half-brother, Don John (Sean Maher), with whom he has only just been reconciled.