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  • n. Plural form of canzone.

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Examples

  • On the strength of this suspicion his papers were seized, and all the sonnets, madrigals, and canzones that were supposed to give countenance to it, confiscated.

    Roman Mosaics Or, Studies in Rome and Its Neighbourhood

  • She did not read what was written upon the leaves; those canzones and sonnets that were her love-letters were known to her by heart, but she liked to feel them in her hands while her gaze went down the river that had borne his ship out to sea.

    Sir Mortimer

  • He embodied his reflexions in canzones, which it is not given to all men to interpret, composing a book of these verses that was borne in triumph through the streets, garlanded with laurel.

    The Well of Saint Clare

  • Devoured by the noble longing of discovery, he would set out in canzones the doctrines of the old-world Sages concerning Love which is the path to Virtue.

    The Well of Saint Clare

  • Of a surety, will spring of this union a numerous progeny of canzones, sonnets and ballades.

    The Well of Saint Clare

  • The second and third books contain ninety-three sonnets and _canzones_; a long poem on Hero and

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 5

  • The sonnets and _canzones_ are obvious imitations of Petrarch; yet at the same time they are stamped with a spirit essentially Spanish, and occasionally evince a deep passion and melody of their own, although they may lack the subtle fascination of their exquisite models.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 5

  • The incomparable Garcilaso de la Vega, then scarcely past his majority, warmly supported the innovation of his beloved friend, and soon far surpassed Boscan himself as a writer of sonnets and _canzones_.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 5

  • How has not all Rome admired you when you sang the canzones I wrote for you, thereby procuring you honor and respectability, and making you a popular man from a low beggar?

    The Daughter of an Empress

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