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LOVE-AT-ARMS cover art (House of Stratus) The House of Stratus LOVE-AT-ARMS cover shows part of an Italian Renaissance painting. (e.g. see http://www.gdprice.com/books/06291.htm) Does someone know its

pierreandre2012
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Two Sabatini stories Hi everyone, I thought you might like to know that two of Sabatini's stories appear in /The Big Book of Swashbuckling Adventure/. One is "Captain Blood's

Cindy Vallar
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Re: 28 February So much nicer a daily thought than │hug a puppy▓... ...though │hug a puppy▓ is a pretty good runner-up. Thanks, Ruth! --Lee On 2/27/15, 7:48 PM,

Lee Nordling
Feb 27
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28 February Saint Hilary, Latin *Hilarius* (born , Sardinia—died Feb. 29, 468 ; *feast day February 28*), pope from 461 to 468. [Encyc. Brit.] Which means that today

Ruth Heredia
Feb 27
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Re: only a link The poem is absolutely perfect, dear Ruth. With sincere sympathy, Jean

Jean Tillson
Feb 25
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only a link In one sense the least of links, in another of importance to Rafael Sabatini in that, without this man, my book, Romantic Prince, might still be a shadowy

rutheredia
Feb 21
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Re: Colombino in modern Italy ... Also there was a phrase from one of his letters on page 401 "ces barbares muscovites". Balanced in his writings, the novels and stories we read, yes - up

rutheredia
Feb 18
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Re: Colombino in modern Italy I'm not willing to surrender Sabatini to the conservatives just yet! On the one hand, I like his novels, and I don't require that he share my politics.

Katherine Williams
Feb 18
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Re: Colombino in modern Italy Ruth, you are on an admirable and unique journey of discovery. --Lee On 2/17/15, 8:30 PM, "Rafael Sabatini Yahoo Group" ... Re: [Rafael_Sabatini] Colombino in

Lee Nordling
Feb 18
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Re: Colombino in modern Italy “to show him Torre a Decima abandoned, olive trees and vineyards abandoned, it would have grieved Rafael immensely.” Just as it actually grieves the most

Luca GANDOLFI
Feb 17
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Re: Colombino in modern Italy The last part of your comment, Lee, is more or less what I meant - partly. He had written his own thing all through the beginnings of the 'modern' world but if

rutheredia
Feb 17
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Re: Colombino in modern Italy Late to the party on the question, but I have a differing view. Had Sabatini been born and developed into a writer in the modern era, I have little doubt that

Lee Nordling
Feb 17
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Re: Colombino in modern Italy Did I say English? She was Irish, but of English descent. There's something about her online, in an article by Turtle Bunbury. Ruth

rutheredia
Feb 17
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Re: Colombino in modern Italy In the catalogues and on the shelves of antiquarian booksellers: I collect obscure novelists from 18th and 19th Centuries. Luca From:

Luca GANDOLFI
Feb 17
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Re: Colombino in modern Italy I think it’s the same thing happening to me when I read 19th Century Italian. But being not a modern English speaker, for me 19th Century English is simply a

Luca GANDOLFI
Feb 17
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