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Muratori, in 1696, calls it, in his "Annals of Italy," "_Inventione dell 'amara malizia per succiare il sangue dei malaccorti giuocatori_."
Such _malizia_ (cleverness) is none the more respectable for being childishly transparent.
He toiled through the flaming hours, and what he lacked in strength was made up in the craftiness, _malizia, _ born of long love of the soil.
No ay para tanta malizia -- Justizia ni pa tantos agrauios -- labios ni para tantas locuras -- Curas todas estas desuenturas los Cristianos Padezemos
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 Explorations by early navigators, descriptions of the islands and their peoples, their history and records of the catholic missions, as related in contemporaneous books and manuscripts, showing the political, economic, commercial and religious conditions of those islands from their earliest relations with European nations to the close of the nineteenth century, Volume XXVI, 1636
(The anonymous biographer of Rienzi makes the following just remark: "Sono li tedeschi, come discendon de la Alemagna, semplici, puri, senza fraude, come si allocano tra 'taliani, diventano mastri coduti, viziosi, che sentono ogni malizia."
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