But since many spirits are good or indifferent, the magician could sometimes maintain a very tolerable reputation, and sixtus IV.
As a nepotist sixtus was almost unsurpassed in the history of the Papacy.
Mediocrity, tinsel ostentation, and tasteless diligence mark the greater number of that society of craftsmen whom sixtus IV.
It was by way of parody of this phrase that a sister of sixtus IV.
The compulsory services instituted by his predecessor were the only ordinances that sixtus V allowed to remain.
sixtus V. made his sister a princess, and she had been a washerwoman.
Filelfo retaliated by describing Cicala's vices in the most lurid colours to sixtus.
It is certain that when sixtus V. opened the chamber he found it empty.
Its existence is largely due to the common sense of sixtus the Fifth, and to his love of good air.
And yet it is not perhaps exact to call his work a life of sixtus V.