extraordinarie love

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  • And we saied, that we would make the maine battaile of six thousande; therefore there must be added an other thousande, five hundred men, of whiche I will appoinet a thousande with Pikes, whom I will call extraordinarie Veliti, and thus my menne should come (as a little before I have saied) to bee made halfe of Targaetes, and halfe of Pikes and other weapons.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • It has always been a wonderful experience for me, bookworm extraordinarie, to discover "new" authors across the generational divide in this way: J K Rowling, Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman -- even Roald Dahl -- being a precocious reader I was just too old to want to read Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (a charming book) when it first came out but remember my youngest two sisters reading it.

    September 2007

  • And that's not to mention, perhaps her biggest fan, my own mother, story-teller extraordinarie, herself now in her early eighties and keeper of the flame of all things Nonna Nina.

    Donna Bertaccini: Nonna Nina

  • Many thanks to Aenea Nori, blogger extraordinarie, for sharing her find with us.

    Thierry Mugler's sim hits a cool groove, but the clothes, the skins! o.O

  • For they haue no extraordinarie height beyond the other mountaines of Island, but especially that third mountaine, called by Munster Helga, and by vs

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • At that time all England beholding your most honorable cariage of your selfe in that so weightie seruice, began to cast an extraordinarie eie vpon your lordship, and deeply to conceiue that singular hope which since by your most worthie & wonderfull seruice, your L. hath more then fully satisfied.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • In the middest thereof was a chaire of maiestie placed, wherein his Auncestors vsed to sit at such extraordinarie times: his robes were then changed, and most rich and vnualuable garments put on him: being placed in this Princely seate, his nobility standing round about him in their degres, his imperiall

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • It fell out that we touched in the beginning of Aprill next ensuing at Cades in Andalozia, where the Spaniardes, according to their accustomed maner with all shippes of extraordinarie goodnes and burden, picked a quarell against the company, meaning to haue forfeited, or at least to haue arrested the sayd shippe.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Nauigations: and how carefull you were, not to be ouertaken with any partiall affection to the Action, appeared also, by the sound arguments which you made pro and contra, of the likelihood and reason of good or ill successe of the same, before the State and common wealth (wherein you haue an extraordinarie voyce) should be farther engaged.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Honour did not onely intreate a worthy knight, a person of speciall experience, as in many others so in marine causes, to ouersee and peruse the same, but also vpon his good report with your most fauourable letters did warrant, and with extraordinarie commendation did approue and allow my labours, and desire to publish the same.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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