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vice-governatore

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  • If you wish to hear these matters touched on ingeniously, however, you will do well to call in the vice-governatore for half an hour and invite him to open his stores of knowledge.

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • The canvas was opened a few inches, the light of the lantern at the cabin-door shot in, and there sat the vice-governatore and the podestà, gesticulating and staring into each other's faces, still in hot dispute; but the place of Raoul Yvard was empty!

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • "Nay, Signore, we have guns of our own and could easily dispose of so small a vessel, once assured of her being an enemy," returned the vice-governatore, with a little pride and loftiness of manner; "convince us of that fact, and we'll sink the lugger at her anchors."

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • "It was an improbable thing that an enemy, or a corsair, would venture into this haven of ours, Vito Viti," said the vice-governatore, in a self-approving manner; "we have a reputation for being vigilant, and for knowing our business, as well as the authorities of Livorno, or Genova, or Napoli."

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • The stranger was left in the ante-chamber, while Vito Viti entered an inner room, and had a short communication with his friend, the vice-governatore.

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • I do not think that two grave magistrates were ever more mystified than were the vice-governatore and myself!

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • "Neighbor Vito Viti," put in the vice-governatore, "it may be well to remember that this matter is not to be recorded as you would put on file the confessions of a thief; it may be better to let the honest boatman tell his story in his own way."

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • In most cases the parties agreed surprisingly, for the stranger started with a deliberate intention to assent to everything; but even this compliant temper had its embarrassments, since the vice-governatore so put his interrogatories as occasionally to give to acquiescence the appearance of dissent.

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • Andrea Barrofaldi, the vice-governatore, was a very different sort of person from his friend the podestà.

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • It would have been dangerous to fire as well as useless, on account of the range, since the lugger lay nearly in a line between her enemy's chase guns and the residence of the vice-governatore.

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

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