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  • n. Plural form of paolo.

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Examples

  • For this vehicle and two horses you pay at the rate of eight paoli a stage, or four shillings sterling; and the postilion expects two paoli for his gratification: so that every eight miles cost about five shillings, and four only, if you travel in your own carriage, as in that case you pay no more than at the rate of three paoli a horse.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • In Tuscany, and the Ecclesiastical State, one sees nothing but zequines in gold, and pieces of two paoli, one paolo, and half a paolo, in silver.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • At the end of the eighteenth century, the subscription was 24 paoli (12 lira) per annum.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • Only thirty-three paoli; but his watch was a good one.

    The Gadfly

  • When I reached the ancient capital of the world, I possessed only seven paoli, and consequently I did not loiter about.

    The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • The third day was entirely employed in examining the exterior of this truly wonderful sanctuary, and early the next day I resumed my journey, having spent nothing except three paoli for the barber.

    The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • As I wanted to spend as little as possible, the peasant took me to an ill-looking fellow who, for two paoli paid in advance, consented to give me a lodging.

    The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • A carrier who was going to Tolentino took me with him for two paoli, and for six more I might have reached Foligno in a waggon, but unfortunately a wish for economy made me refuse the offer.

    The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • From Terni I went on foot to Otricoli, where I only stayed long enough to examine the fine old bridge, and from there I paid four paoli to a waggoner who carried me to Castel-Nuovo, from which place I walked to Rome.

    The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • “I cannot go; I have lost my purse, and I owe twenty paoli.”

    The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

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