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  • It was like him, too, to have conceived and risked all upon this last desperate and madcap scheme -- this message to a poor, crazed fanatico cruising about with his grotesque uniform and his farcical title.

    Cabbages and Kings

  • And except on first nights or some other such occasion, or during the singing of the well-known tit-bits of any opera, there was an amount of chattering in the house which would have made the hair of a fanatico per la musica stand on end.

    What I Remember

  • Accordingly, no one can accuse me of being fanatico per la musica; albeit I am transported too by (for example) Handel's largo in G, by the Prayer in Mose in Egitto, the Lost Chord, Rossini's Tell,

    My Life as an Author

  • Patrick hummed a bar or two of an air, to hint of his being fanatico per la musica, as a pretext for their departure.

    Celt and Saxon — Volume 1

  • Patrick hummed a bar or two of an air, to hint of his being fanatico per la musica, as a pretext for their departure.

    Celt and Saxon — Complete

  • Patrick hummed a bar or two of an air, to hint of his being fanatico per la musica, as a pretext for their departure.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • This _fanatico_ of mine, walking home from the theater one night with two other like-minded individuals, indulged himself in obstreperous abuse of poor Mr. Abbot, in which he was heartily joined by his companions.

    Records of a Girlhood

  • For two hours my companion, who was a musical fanatico, gave his undivided attention to the stage; and, in the meantime, I amused myself by observing the audience, which consisted, in chief part, of the very elite of the city.

    The Spectacles

  • It was evident that my considerate friend, il fanatico, had quite forgotten his appointment with myself -- had forgotten it as soon as it was made.

    The Spectacles

  • British consul that the late Mr. Selby was a learned antiquarian, an accomplished general scholar, a fanatico in music, a man of gentle temper though reserved manners; had at one time lived much at Venice: after his marriage with the Signora Cicogna he had taken up his abode near Florence.

    The Parisians — Complete

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