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Example sentences from the Web for alfieri
The closing scene of the fourth act of this tragedy can well be studied as a striking example of Alfieri's power of condensation.Modern Italian Poets|William Dean Howells
Alfieri, the greatest poet modern Italy produced, delighted in eccentricities, not always of the most amiable kind.Books and Authors|Anonymous
The passion of Alfieri for knowledge was begotten by the reading of "Plutarch's Lives."The Bobbin Boy|William M. Thayer
Occasionally a grand performance of one of Alfieri's plays enlivened the house on the Lung Arno.The Countess of Albany|Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)
Alfieri composed also an epic, lyrics, satires, and poetical translations from the ancient classics.