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Campanella

/Italian kampaˈnɛlla/
noun
1.
Tommaso. 1568–1639, Italian philosopher and Dominican friar. During his imprisonment by the Spaniards (1599–1626) he wrote his celebrated utopian fantasy, La città del sole.
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  • campanella was also, as we should say nowadays, a sociologist.

  • The pianolist may now place Liszt's "campanella" (Bell rondo) on the instrument.

    The Pianolist Gustav Kobb
  • Yesterday he played us a study of Paganini's, arranged by himself, and also his campanella.

  • In these verses, the saint and queen proclaimed by campanella is Nature.

  • Some (like campanella) have called these three perfections of God the three primordialities.

    Theodicy G. W. Leibniz
  • Did you see anything of a frigate this evening, near the Point of campanella?

    The Wing-and-Wing J. Fenimore Cooper
  • campanella, who was an Italian patriot was seized and sent to Naples.

  • It is followed, as by a second sonata movement, by the "campanella" Rondo, the two being intended to be performed in succession.

    Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work Stephen Samuel Stratton
  • We are bound to-day for the Punta della campanella, the extreme point of the promontory, and ten miles away.

    Saunterings Charles Dudley Warner

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