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  • Basilica, a famous monument which he built in place of the old one called Fulvia; -- under these circumstances, Pompeius, fearing cabal, both openly himself and by means of his friends exerted himself to have a successor [514] appointed to Cæsar in his government, and he sent and demanded back of him the soldiers [515] which he had lent to

    Plutarch's Lives Volume III.

  • Then, having awhile recruited him with rest and refreshment and reclothed him and restored him to such a habit as sorted with his worth and quality, he first shared all his treasures and estates in common with him and after gave him to wife a young sister of his, called Fulvia, saying, 'Gisippus, henceforth it resteth with thee whether thou wilt abide here with me or return with everything I have given thee into Achaia.'

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

  • The writer has the first name "Fulvia" ... who the hell names their kid Fulvia?!

    Tweets I have known

  • "Fulvia," he said, "I too have doubted, wavered -- and if you will give me one honest reason that is worthy of us both --"

    The Valley of Decision

  • Colonel Ryder was estimating the amount he would wager -- if he were in the habit of betting -- that the 'Fulvia' could not turn round in her tracks in twenty minutes, while he parenthetically endorsed

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • I saw very well that, with her, I should have to contend for a long time against those first few weeks of dalliance on the 'Fulvia'.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • "All's well" of the look-out seemed to come from an endless distance; the swish of water against the dividing hull of the 'Fulvia' sounded like a call to silence from another world; the phosphorescence swimming through the jarred waters added to the sensation of unreality and dreams.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • In our minds we were both looking at those miserable scenes on the 'Fulvia', when Madras sought to adjust the accounts of life and sorely muddled them.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • I also was silent for a moment; for there had come to my mind, while she was speaking and I was watching the scene, something that Hungerford had said to me once on board the 'Fulvia'.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • We walked aside, and, looking at me with a flush of happiness in her face, she said: "You remember one day on the 'Fulvia' when I told you that money was everything to me; that I would do all I honourably could to get it?"

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

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