American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Alfieri, Conte Vittorio 1749-1803. Italian playwright whose works, including 19 tragedies, influenced Italian nationalism.
“My colleague Tony Alfieri is quoted in Wanted: law school deans.”
“English; those of J.G. de Campistron (1683) and M.J. de Chénier (1789) in F.ench; J.C.F. Schiller (1798) in German; Alfieri in Italian, about the same time.”
“Albert is the aristocratic democrat, such as Alfieri was; one who, in his keen perception of beauty, shares the good of that culture which ages have bestowed on the more fortunate classes, but in his large heart loves and longs for the good of all men, as if he had himself suffered in the lowest pits of human misery.”
“Alfieri has had feelers for deanships but is ambivalent about the prospect of being “an austerity dean.””
“Tony Alfieri, head of the Center for Ethics and Public Service at the University of Miami School of Law and a tenured professor there, agrees.”
“And a quick search on Google and Wikipedia provides no information for Dr. Dante Alfieri or for his observatory.”
“I dug a little deeper on the Internet and found a reference to a Dante Alfieri, born June 4, 1951, in Milan, Italy.”
“But apparently this Dante Alfieri suffered crib death when he was just 2 months old.”
“Alfieri sets her tale of murder and metal in Potosí, little known today though a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but in the seventeenth century an immensely wealthy city whose silver mines were the economic engine that drove the vast Spanish empire.”
“Awesome Annamaria Alfieri will be fully welcomed by the genre.”
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