Then we have the dominion of the French, ending with the Sicilian Vespers, and the death of eight thousand of them.
The subject of one of his tragedies is to be the Sicilian Vespers.
It began at Palermo as the bell was tolling for evening service, and hence it has taken the quaint title of the Sicilian Vespers.
Conditions were such that Havana might have become at any moment the scene of a new Sicilian Vespers.
If the massacre called the Sicilian Vespers had been infernal, it would have been going on now!
There, too, lay the native island of him whose daring mind conceived the fearful vengeance of the Sicilian Vespers.
In the Sicilian Vespers, a word was given as a test of nationality.
Think of the horrible massacre known by the name of the Sicilian Vespers.
It is a pendant, of course quite unhistorical, to one of the traditions of the Sicilian Vespers.
From the day of the “Sicilian Vespers,” fortune turned against Charles.