Neapolitan


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Neapolitan

1. a native or inhabitant of Naples
2. of or relating to Naples
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These Neapolitans always ask four times as much money as they intend to take, but if you give them what they first demand, they feel ashamed of themselves for aiming so low, and immediately ask more.
I only wish you were not, for there's nothing I should enjoy more than taking on another Neapolitan or two.
"Neapolitans all over," murmured Raffles behind me; "and that's a characteristic touch, the one fellow singing while the other grinds; they always have that out there."
"Well, I have no reason to love the Neapolitans; but it takes me back--it takes me back!
"I knew it merely from my knowledge of the Neapolitans, for I had no idea who the man might be.
And I had stolen nothing, mark you, but only borrowed a revolver from a drawer in the Count's desk, with one or two trifling accessories; for by this time I had the measure of these damned Neapolitans. They are spry enough with a knife, but you show them the business end of a shooting-iron, and they'll streak like rabbits for the nearest hole.
There's no Neapolitan for bathroom, but I fancy your friend is there."
none of those interesting adventures fell in his way; the lovely Genoese, Florentines, and Neapolitans were all faithful, if not to their husbands, at least to their lovers, and thought not of changing even for the splendid appearance of Albert de Morcerf; and all he gained was the painful conviction that the ladies of Italy have this advantage over those of France, that they are faithful even in their infidelity.
"Of four hundred thousand who crossed the Vistula," he wrote further of the Russian war, "half were Austrians, Prussians, Saxons, Poles, Bavarians, Wurttembergers, Mecklenburgers, Spaniards, Italians, and Neapolitans. The Imperial army, strictly speaking, was one third composed of Dutch, Belgians, men from the borders of the Rhine, Piedmontese, Swiss, Genevese, Tuscans, Romans, inhabitants of the Thirty-second Military Division, of Bremen, of Hamburg, and so on: it included scarcely a hundred and forty thousand who spoke French.
While there is rarely a 'smoking gun' that allows him to state for certain that Vico had a given work of art in mind when composing any part of his writings, Bull makes a good case for Vico's general familiarity with the Neapolitan art world.
The Maestri Monzu' are a rare and disappearing breed of chefs, and the Neapolitan Noble Cuisine is on the list of the endangered ethnic cuisines," affirms Amelia Antonucci, Manager Director of Campania Felix, "but regardless of what their final destiny will be, they have exerted a profound influence on the way we think about food and nutrition, not the least on the Mediterranean Diet and by extension also on the California Cuisine."
John Marino's Becoming Neapolitan: Citizen Culture in Baroque Naples is a significant exception to that contrast.