Hannah had succeeded in landing a big fish blueblood, a descendant of Italian royalty, whose old money placated the chilly welcome she received into a lifestyle far, far different from her own.
Except for the one who'd gasped, Molly, the half-Asian, half-Italian with beautiful coffee eyes and olive skin.
"Giovanni de Medici, descendent of the Italian de Medici," his secretary answered from behind them.
Cynthia cooked something quick and Italian for dinner, small white things that looked as they would suddenly explode into butterflies, given sufficient time.
"Interesting," Dean said as he drizzled the olive oil over the pasta and sprinkled it with pepper and Italian spices.
They silently spooned up Italian ice cream, content in this measure of understanding that was growing between them.
The smell of Italian seasoning greeted them and she glanced up at him.
Human philosophy, theoretical physics, poetry, Italian Masters, romance.
Ashley pulled the car into an Italian chain restaurant.
He sought refuge in Naples, but soon he left that city and spent over two years in an Italian mountain monastery.
ERCOLE CONSALVI (1757-1824), Italian cardinal and statesman, was born at Rome on the 8th of June 1757.
At Perugia on the 5th of June 1305 he was chosen to succeed Benedict XI.; the cardinals by a vote of ten to five electing one neither an Italian nor a cardinal, in order to end a conclave which had lasted eleven months.
She was a considerable linguist and knew English, Italian and some Latin, though she never tackled Greek.
She has all the abandon of an Italian improvisatore, the simplicity of a Bernardin de St Pierre without his mawkishness, the sentimentality of a Rousseau without his egotism, the rhythmic eloquence of a Chateaubriand without his grandiloquence.
We have put the Italian Renaissance on such a pedestal that it never occurs to us that our age could measure up to such a lofty time.
In the Italian Renaissance, only a thin veneer of society's elites participated in the creation or ownership of the frescos, music, statues, and paintings; most were only passive observers.
In the Italian Renaissance, people of wealth distinguished themselves by their altruistic endeavors.
You need an answer to a basic question: "Where should I go for Italian food?"
First, it will consider all your friends, people with whom you have actual intimate relationships, and it will look at where they go for Italian food.
"'Dieu me la donne, gare a qui la touche!' * They say he was very fine when he said that," he remarked, repeating the words in Italian: "'Dio mi l'ha dato.
We have engaged an Italian to give her lessons.
They went into the reception room familiar to Pierre, with two Italian windows opening into the conservatory, with its large bust and full length portrait of Catherine the Great.
They say there are Italian girls among them.
"It's because she was in love with that fat one in spectacles" (that was how Petya described his namesake, the new Count Bezukhov) "and now she's in love with that singer" (he meant Natasha's Italian singing master), "that's why she's ashamed!"