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Paoli

[pou-lee; Italian pah-aw-lee] /ˈpaʊ li; Italian ˈpɑ ɔ li/
noun
1.
Pasquale di, 1725–1807, Corsican military leader, statesman, and patriot.
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  • This is enjoying the fruit of my labours, and appearing like the friend of Paoli.'

    James Boswell William Keith Leask
  • Things had gone hard with Paoli since Boswell had been in the island.

    James Boswell William Keith Leask
  • The Saracen's Head, which had welcomed Paoli before now, received the travellers.

    James Boswell William Keith Leask
  • I owed fifteen Paoli to the inn-keeper and four to the surgeon.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Paoli came, that grim and bloody surprise at the dead of night.

    The Tory Maid Herbert Baird Stimpson
  • Paoli had made an effort to strengthen it, but without success.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • The aged Paoli found his situation more trying with every day.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • By George, though, that Paoli must be a clever one—think of his knowing about ricin.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
  • The policeman released the tenor, and both of them seized Paoli.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
  • Yet nowadays Corsica has greatly changed from what it was in Paoli's time.

    A Tramp's Notebook Morley Roberts

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