[tas-oh; Italian tahs-saw]
- Tor·qua·to [tawr-kwah-taw] /tɔrˈkwɑ tɔ/, 1544–95, Italian poet.
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De Oliveira had good reports as a pupil at the Tasso da Silveira school, but he was mocked by fellow students.Brazil's School Shooting: What Happened Inside
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The miseries of Tasso arose not only from the imagination and the heart.
That Tasso had a cat we know because he wrote a sonnet to her.Concerning Cats
Helen M. Winslow
Such, according to Tasso, was the spirit of the Swiss Crusaders.The Counts of Gruyre
Mrs. Reginald de Koven
Maulear remembered the words he had written on the wall of Tasso's house.
Tasso, at a later period, introduces the deities of heathendom.The Superstitions of Witchcraft
- Torquato (torˈkwaːto). 1544–95, Italian poet, noted for his pastoral idyll Aminta (1573) and for Jerusalem Delivered (1581), dealing with the First Crusade