signora


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signora

a married Italian woman: a title of address equivalent to Mrs when placed before a name or madam when used alone
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Beyond them stood the unreliable Signora, bowing good-evening to her guests, and supported by 'Enery, her little boy, and Victorier, her daughter.
We nearly complained about him to our depressing Signora, but I am glad to say we thought better of it."
"You were saying, signora," said Albert, who was paying the most implicit attention to the recital, "that the garrison of Yanina, fatigued with long service" --
"And this officer," asked Albert, "do you remember his name, signora?" Monte Cristo exchanged a rapid glance with the young girl, which was quite unperceived by Albert.
"My dear host, and you, signora," said Albert, in Italian, "excuse my apparent stupidity.
"At what age did you leave Greece, signora?" asked he.
"Signora," said he, "there are pure and healthful flowers.
And the Signora Beatrice,--what part does she act in this mystery?"
"I remember, signora," said Giovanni, "that you once promised to reward me with one of these living gems for the bouquet which I had the happy boldness to fling to your feet.
Doubtless, likewise, the fair and learned Signora Beatrice would minister to her patients with draughts as sweet as a maiden's breath; but woe to him that sips them!"
The pair were clear of the field in the Prix Morny when Signora Cabello looked like she was about to pull away from Pretty Pollyanna with a furlong to go, only for the favourite to fight back and finish a length clear at the finish.
BET OF THE DAY SIGNORA CABELLO 4/1 2.25 NEWMARKET TEENAGER Cieren Fallon followed in his famous father's footsteps this week when the 19-year-old rode his first ever winner on 25-1 outsider Plucky Dip.