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Tosca

[tos-kuh; Italian taws-kah] /ˈtɒs kə; Italian ˈtɔs kɑ/
noun
1.
an opera (1900) by Giacomo Puccini.
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  • Scarpia eats in Tosca and the heroine kills him with a table knife.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • Tosca having departed, Cavaradossi lets Angelotti out of the chapel.

  • Quickly, jealously, Tosca examines it, sees the arms of the Attavanti.

  • They are dancing, while waiting for Tosca, who is to sing in the cantata.

  • With Tosca Scarpia begins his interview quietly, deferentially.

  • Kneeling beside him Tosca lavishes tears and kisses upon him.

  • The life of Tosca's lover is in the hands of the man who has told her how she may save him.

  • Tosca stops her ears with her hands so that she may not hear the explosion.

  • But Mario from within calls on Tosca to be silent, and that he despises the pain.

    Giacomo Puccini Wakeling Dry

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