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an Italian man: usually used before a name as a title equivalent to Mr
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The Pacific islands also served as the locations for various transnational Utopian fictions, including the Marquis de Sade's 1795 epistolary novel Aline et Valcour (which includes a character named Leonore who is kidnapped and taken to a Pacific island), August von Kotzebue's 1799 two-act drama La Perouse (which imagines the French explorer rescued by a Native woman on a Pacific island), and Charles Brockden Brown's 1801 fragment "The Narrative of Signior Adini.
Biron in Love's Labour's Lost describes the paradoxical god as "This whimpled, whining, purblind, wayward boy,/This Signior Junior, giant dwarf, Dan Cupid" (3.
together with the league for the traffike onely betweene her Majestie and the Grand Signior, with the great privileges, immunities, and favours obteyned of his Imperiall Highnesse in that behalfe, the admissions and residencies of our Ambassadours in his stately Porch, and the great good and Christian offices which her Sacred Majestie by her extraordinary favour in that Court hath done for the King and kingdom of Poland, and other Christian Princes.
Ignoring Shylock's friendly but hypocritical greeting, "Rest you fair, good signior, /Your worship was the last man in our mouths" (1.
who is ignorant that the French, the Genouois, Florentines, Reguseans, Venetians, and Polonians are at this day in league with the Grand Signior, and have beene these many yeeres, and have used trade and traffike in his dominions?
Yet when the Grand Signior asked if a human being could play the automatic machine, the frightened Dallam, lacking fit apparel, was produced, and a comic interlude ensued.
Kirkup also gives a charming picture of his daughter's memory of Swinburne as Signior Boboli because the poet played with her in the Boboli Gardens.
By choosing a Turkish Grand Signior as his figure for the man of delicate taste, Burke puts maximum possible pressure on the idea that all differences, all threats to bourgeois social harmony can be reconciled by aesthetics.
Signior Antonio, many a time and oft In the Rialto you have rated me About my moneys and my usances: Still have I borne it with a patient shrug, For suff'rance is the badge of all our tribe.
His reworking of George Frideric Handel's "Il tricerbero humiliato" from Rinaldo, on the text "Let the waiter bring clean glasses," was published in John Walsh's Merry Musician (London, 1716) with "only Leveridge's convivial words and, ludicrously, the heading 'Sung by Signior Nicolini, in the Opera of Rinaldo'" (p.
The Grand Signior is born of a Slave, the Mother of the present [Mohammed IV] being Circassian, taken perhaps by the Tartars, in their incursions into that Country.