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  • He and his brother adopted the name Orsini, which was their maternal grandfather's, shortly after they arrived in the United States.

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  • City special mention should be made of the sanctuary of the Madonna del Divino Amore (of the Divine Love) on the Via Ardeatina, near an old castle of the Orsini, which is visited by a great concourse of people ou Whit-Monday.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • The Orsini were the first to submit: the next morning their example was followed by the Colonnas.

    The Borgias Celebrated Crimes

  • Moreover, that they should be in the hands of a powerful vassal of Naples such as Orsini suited the Pope as little as it suited Lodovico Maria Sforza.

    The Life of Cesare Borgia

  • Orsini's has been on my mind because its owner, the stunningly handsome Armando Orsini, died last week.

    Howard Kissel: Orsini's

  • Unlike Elaine's, which cultivated the aura of a dump, Orsini's was elegant.

    Howard Kissel: Orsini's

  • The author of Blue Skies, No Candy, a roman a clef about her adventurous private life, noted that Orsini's reflected the sexual revolution raging in America in the '70s.

    Howard Kissel: Orsini's

  • In the case of Orsini's, success was less surprising since the location -- 56th Street between Fifth and Sixth -- was, especially for a restaurant, prime real estate.

    Howard Kissel: Orsini's

  • "In my restaurant, signora," Orsini told her, "women are seated by cup size."

    Howard Kissel: Orsini's

  • One day when Orsini escorted her to her table she thanked him because she considered it "better" than the one he had given another regular customer, Jacqueline Onassis.

    Howard Kissel: Orsini's

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