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  • That evening after dinner he called Faustina to him.

    Crucial Instances

  • "I am sure there was a great deal finer writing in Faustina's composition," said Miss Bentley.

    Daisy

  • The deification of Faustina is the only defect which Julian’s criticism is able to discover in the all-accomplished character of Marcus.]

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Tintoretto is the most prominent of the calf's bearers; his Faustina is the woman in blue.

    A Wanderer in Venice

  • The revamped ground-floor restaurant and lounge is now called Faustina (after an ancient Roman empress), and is serving what's being described as a casual-yet-elegant "Italian inspired" shared plates menu.

    Gothamist

  • The first ascribes her demise to gout, which would fit with Fronto and Marcus Aurelius’s correspondence, which often referred to Faustina’s malaises.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • "Faustina," remarked Malcolm Sage, "was the domestic fly in the philosophical ointment of an emperor," and Inspector Murdy laughed; for, knowing nothing of the marriage or the _Meditations_ of Marcus

    Malcolm Sage, Detective

  • In the 10th and final photo of the series, Faustina — depicted as a boy throughout — was naked, revealing her gender and, according to the artist, her innate innocence.

    Aberrations from cyberspace « Anglican Samizdat

  • And yesterday was Divine Mercy Sunday, which makes one think of Saint Faustina. (or Faustyna, which I guess is the Polish spelling).

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • The space that was once Table 8 and then Faustina has been transformed again.

    Hats Off in Manhattan

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