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English citations of stiletti

1873 1891 1905
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  • 1873, Edward Dundas McQueen Gray, Elsa[1], page 591:
    Makebate statesmen with stiletti
    Fix how borders ran ;
    Bismarck bruff, and Benedetti,
    Do you like the plan ?
  • 1891, Godfrey Egremont, Poems and Songs[2], page 101:
    You are thinking of the old time, Francesco ; of the day when you and Luigi disturbed Von Hochwald’s marriage‐feast with your stiletti.
  • 1905, Oscar Browning, Napoleon: the First Phase[3], page 37:
    The possession of guns was forbidden, as was also the sale of stiletti, but there was great difficulty in putting down assassination.