Other themes are more character-based, such as the “Bowie, Cocteau, Visconti” section, in deference to dandies and dapper men.
Whole hecatombs of petty rulers were sacrificed at this time to the Visconti alone.
Of all Italian tyrants, this Visconti was the most difficult to serve.
An Orsini might be as bad in Pisa as a Visconti, so we might as well send some of our own people to be on the spot.
My evil stars led me to Milan, where I had business with the Visconti.
Thence he sent to the brothers Wetstein, publishers at Amsterdam, the proofs of his edition of the letters of Visconti.
You are no Visconti—no Castracani—you cannot stain your laurels with revenge upon a woman.
To such an extent was the growing tyranny of the Visconti still dependent upon their office delegated from the Empire.
The Visconti of Milan were large patrons of the Campionese school.
Thereupon the servant exclaimed that their sins must have been as great as those of Visconti.