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Foscolo

noun
  1. Ugo (ˈuːɡo), real name Niccolò Foscolo . 1778–1827, Italian poet and writer; his patriotic verse includes Dei sepolcri (1807)
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Historical Examples

  • Monti and Foscolo, although at variance with each other, were kind to me.

    My Ten Years' Imprisonment

    Silvio Pellico

  • Foscolo, Ugo, his opinion on the titles of Italian Academies, ii.

  • Foscolo remarks the restless spirit which all his life drove Petrarch, like a perturbed spirit, from one residence to another.

  • Here he first had the pleasure of seeing John Keats, and here he was visited by Foscolo.

  • He collected materials for the edition of Foscolo's works, which was so near his heart now as at a later time.