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Cenci

[chen-chee]
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noun
  1. Be·a·tri·ce [be-ah-tree-che] /ˌbɛ ɑˈtri tʃɛ/, 1577–1599, Italian parricide whose life is the subject of various novels and poems.

Cenci, The

[chen-chee]
noun
  1. a verse tragedy (1819) by Shelley.
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Examples from the Web for cenci

Historical Examples

  • The first volume comprises the annals of the Borgias and the Cenci.

    Quotes and Images From "Celebrated Crimes"

    Alexander Dumas, Pere

  • The Cenci is a work of art; it is not coloured by my feelings, nor obscured by my metaphysics.

    Shelley

    John Addington Symonds

  • Passing to The Cenci, we change at once the moral and artistic atmosphere.

    Shelley

    John Addington Symonds

  • "It is the finest thing since the portrait of the Cenci," said the noble patron.

    Lothair

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • In support of my interpretation, of it I may refer to the Preface to the Cenci.

    Oxford Lectures on Poetry

    Andrew Cecil Bradley