ITALY


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AcronymDefinition
ITALYI Trust And Love You
ITALYI Truly Always Love You
ITALYI'm Thinking About Loving You
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King Louis was brought into Italy by the ambition of the Venetians, who desired to obtain half the state of Lombardy by his intervention.
Let any one now consider with that little difficulty the king could have maintained his position in Italy had he observed the rules above laid down, and kept all his friends secure and protected; for although they were numerous they were both weak and timid, some afraid of the Church, some of the Venetians, and thus they would always have been forced to stand in with him, and by their means he could easily have made himself secure against those who remained powerful.
Hence it resulted that though the Middle Ages were in Italy a period of terrible political anarchy, yet Italian culture recovered far more rapidly than that of the northern nations, whom the Italians continued down to the modern period to regard contemptuously as still mere barbarians.
Before Chaucer was dead the study of Greek, almost forgotten in Western Europe during the Middle Ages, had been renewed in Italy, and it received a still further impulse when at the taking of Constantinople by the Turks in 1453 Greek scholars and manuscripts were scattered to the West.
To the foreigner from Italy who disappeared in the City as no doubt you have read in the papers equally with myself,' said Flora,
On his return from Italy he finds the government in Paris in a process of dissolution in which all those who are in it are inevitably wiped out and destroyed.
The true Italy is only to be found by patient observation.
From Leghorn to Naples (calling at Civita Vecchia to land any who may prefer to go to Rome from that point), the distance will be made in about thirty-six hours; the route will lay along the coast of Italy, close by Caprera, Elba, and Corsica.
Francis Westwick as far on their way to Italy as Paris.
These men, returning from Italy full of the New Learning, began to teach Greek at Oxford.
I would behold magnificent Switzerland; I would travel to Italy, and "
He came West at the suggestion of his physicians, his health having been enfeebled by a long illness in Italy.