from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An Italian silver coin formerly current in Naples, Sicily, and Rome.
- n. A Sardinian gold coin of Charles Emmanuel I. (1735), of the value of 120 lire, or about $28.
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"There is half a carlino, if I may go for that?" said Laurella, without looking at the young boatman.
Santo lavava i piedi a tanti poveri, quant 'egli aveva anni, et lavavagli, come si deve ... et a tutti dava una veste bianca, et un pajo di calze, et un Alfonsino, et un fiorino et un carlino, et non so che altra moneta.
The king rode on, but after a time the peasant's answer seemed very curious to him, so he returned and asked him: "Tell me, what do you mean by eating the first _carlino_, putting the second out to interest, giving back the third, and throwing away the fourth?"
I never borrowed a carlino from you -- I never spoke to you before; and if you ever take the liberty to speak to me again, I'll knock you down. '
QUESTION: will carlino leave south since he ahs opened up recruiting?
Saturday morning the 3rd of August 1504 Jacopo the German came to live with me in the house, and agreed with me that I should charge him a carlino a day.