A flamboyant, multi-titled, multiply married royal to remember, the Duchess of alba died Thursday at the age of 88.
He made war on alba, the capital of the Latin confederation, took and destroyed it.
Let others look to this; for I am not King of alba, but captain of the host only.
When the American attempted to take alba's portrait the first time, the Pole put a stop to it.
The men of alba also took the oath, and confirmed it after their own fashion.
Surely the men of alba themselves had not borne to see such a sight.
"Neither of you shall forfeit his reward," said the great alba.
Great sorrow was there in alba that day, men knowing not for fear and grief what they should carry with them or leave behind.
"I ought to know you," continued alba, looking at them with his sparkling eyes.
That is Canossa—the alba Canossa, the candida petra of its rhyming chronicler.
alba al·ba (āl'bə)
See white matter.