- A·les·san·dro (Fran·ces·co Tom·ma·so An·to·nio) [ah-les-sahn-draw frahn-ches-kaw tawm-mah-zaw ahn-taw-nyaw] /ˌɑ lɛsˈsɑn drɔ frɑnˈtʃɛs kɔ tɔmˈmɑ zɔ ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, 1785–1873, Italian novelist, poet, and dramatist.
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Examples from the Web for manzoni
Manzoni informed me that I was speaking to her excellency, Madame Querini.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
The history of "The Manzoni Requiem" is of more than ordinary interest.The Standard Oratorios
George P. Upton
Posterity is likely to link Verga's name with Leopardi and Manzoni.
The great romance-writer of Italy during the days of her resurrection was Manzoni.
Manzoni could designate the Middle Ages by the term "dirty."The Positive School of Criminology
- Alessandro (alesˈsandro). 1785–1873, Italian romantic novelist and poet, famous for his historical novel I Promessi sposi (1825–27)
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