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  • As we returned to our houses in the quarter of Banchi, the boy told us that he could see two of the demons from the amphitheater leaping and skipping and running upon the roofs of the houses and on the ground.

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  • Podesta; on the E., the Pal. dei Banchi; and on the W., the Pal.

    The South of France—East Half

  • All the while that we were going toward our houses in the Banchi, he kept saying that two of the devils he had seen in the Coliseum were gamboling in front of us, skipping now along the roofs and now upon the ground.

    The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • So I returned to my business; and a few days afterwards, Cesare Macherone, the false coiner, was hanged in the Banchi opposite the Mint; his accomplice was sent to the galleys; the Genoese thief was hanged in the Campo di Fiore, while I remained in better repute as an honest man than I had enjoyed before.

    The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • IT happened one day, close on the hours of vespers, that I had to go at an unusual time for me from my house to my workshop; for I ought to say that the latter was in the Banchi, while I lived behind the Banchi, and went rarely to the shop; all my business there I left in the hands of my partner, Felice.

    The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • As we rode into Rome, the darkness was extreme; and when we came near the Banchi and our own house, my little horse was going in an amble at a furious speed.

    The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • That very day, meeting him in the Banchi, he demanded his money rather roughly, as his wont was.

    The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • [2] On this account I retired to a good snug house behind the Banchi, where I worked for all the friends I had acquired.

    The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • One day my brother went after dinner to the shop of a man called Baccino della Croce in the Banchi, which all those men-at-arms frequented.

    The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • Reaching the Banchi, where the great scrimmage was, and seeing Bertino lifted from the ground, he ran towards home, and met my brother Cecchino on the way, who asked what was the matter.

    The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini


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