• A Peep at Northern Italy
    A Peep at Northern Italy
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Italy a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
    • ***


  • Erica Jong
    “Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.”
  • Robert Burton
    “England is paradise for women, and hell for horses: Italy is a paradise for horses, hell for women.”
  • Dario Fo
    Dario Fo
    “Real socialism is inside man. It wasn't born with Marx. It was in the communes of Italy in the Middle Ages. You can't say it is finished.”
  • Fanny Burney
    Fanny Burney
    “There is no looking at a building here after seeing Italy.”


In literature:

We see each other when we can; and Italy is Italy; and I am very contented.
"The End of a Coil" by Susan Warner
Rumania, facing Austria with Russia on her flank, also much courted, was even more coy than Italy.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume I (of 8)" by Various
In truth, the Italy which one comes to see on his second visit is not the Italy that first drew him across the Alps.
"Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber" by James Aitken Wylie
Jardin says the beverage was in general use throughout Italy in 1645.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
It is not I who will plunge Italy into war.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
To say that Caesar was justified in the armed position which he took in Northern Italy in the autumn of this year, is to rob him of his praise.
"The Life of Cicero" by Anthony Trollope
Not even the girls from Southern Italy had blacker hair or more dreamy eyes than Mary's.
"Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight" by Mathew Joseph Holt
Mr. Macaulay has been passing the Winter and Spring in Italy.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851" by Various
At the word of Leo the Scourge of God gave up his prey: he turned back from Italy, and relinquished Rome, and Leo returned to his seat.
"The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI" by Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
True, the Cabinet was not Italy, was not even the Government of Italy.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
The principal achievement of Italy's navy in the war has been the protection of her coast line.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
Achates first cries out on Italy; To Italy our joyous folk glad salutation cry.
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
Mr. Story made his first visit to Italy in 1847; not at that time with any fixed purpose of exchanging his profession of the law for art.
"Italy, the Magic Land" by Lilian Whiting
He would hardly have been a sympathetic companion in Switzerland or Italy, as he did not care for lakes or mountains.
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
I never heard that a summer in Italy was a desirable thing.
"Under False Pretences" by Adeline Sergeant
Napoleon had, in the mean time, been appointed commander of the French forces in Italy.
"Josephine" by John S. C. Abbott
They have closed the little episode of their life in Italy, and with heavy hearts are turning homeward.
"The Daltons, Volume II (of II) Or,Three Roads In Life" by Charles James Lever
AMADE'US, Duke of Aosta, for a short time King of Spain, second son of Victor Emanuel of Italy, and brother of Humbert I, King of Italy.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
AUSO'NIA, an ancient poetical name of Italy.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
The choice of an umpire was entrusted to the king of Italy.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various

In poetry:

Joy! Free, at last, from vulgar thrall:
No longer need my voice be dumb;
And quicker far than thou canst call,
O Italy, I come!
"Free" by Alfred Austin
"And her body most beautiful, and her shining head,
These are not here;
For your mother, for Italy, is not surely dead:
Have ye no fear.
"Super Flumina Babylonis" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
So the angel of Italy's resurrection said,
So yet he saith;
So the son of her suffering, that from breasts nigh dead
Drew life, not death.
"Super Flumina Babylonis" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Dust of Verona clings about the pot
I brought you out of Italy to-day.
Dust of Verona and a mist of dreams,
Echo of voices long since rapt away.
"The Brass Pot" by Ethel Clifford
By the rivers of Italy, by the sacred streams,
By town, by tower,
There was feasting with revelling, there was sleep with dreams,
Until thine hour.
"Super Flumina Babylonis" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
And there we talked of youth's delightful years
In Italy, in England. Now, O Friend,
I know not if I speak to living ears
Or if upon you too is come the end.
"Louvain To Dom Bruno Destrée, O.S.B." by Robert Laurence Binyon

In news:

ECB Must Print Euros or Italy May Say ' Ciao :' Berlusconi.
Bulls' Scalabrine off to Italy.
Brian Scalabrine is headed to Italy.
Italy Lovers Say ' Ciao ' to the Bronx.
Italy's Cinque Terre, hit by flash flooding, digs out.
The best way to explore these five hamlets that hug the Mediterranean coastline of northern Italy is by getting off the well-trodden path.
CIVITELLA, Italy— The forces of the market have conquered the political world.
I recently went to Italy, as my regular readers know.
Colosseum latest to be found leaning in Italy.
Conditions at Colorado Springs, CO. Italy's culture ministry is investigating reports that bits of rock have fallen from the Colosseum .
The Sons of Italy Charles J.
ROME, Italy, July 19 THE first day of water polo action featured women's preliminary competition at the FINA World Championships held in Rome.
Born in Italy, made in Mexico and tailored for the U.S.
Festival brings Italy to Pensacola.

In science:

Lecture at the Workshop on the Interface between Statistical Physics and Computer Science, Torino, Italy.
On the critical exponents of random k-SAT
This work has been partially supported by the University of Torino (Italy).
The First Law of Isolated Horizons via Noether Theorem
Talk presented at Workshop on Statistical Field Theory, Como, Italy, June 2001.
The Stress Tensor in Quenched Random Systems
This paper is an expansion of the first third of a series of lectures given at the Summer School on High-Dimensional Topology in Trieste, Italy, in the summer of 2001.
Lectures on controlled topology: mapping cylinder neighborhoods
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, GC di Salerno, Italy.
On the SO(2,1) symmetry in General Relativity
The authors wish to thank the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, where part of the work was achieved.
On The Construction of Generalized Coherent States for Generalized Harmonic Oscillators
Sator, 2002b, in Proceedings of the XL International Winter Meeting on Nuclear Physics, Bormio Italy, edited by I.
Clusters in Simple Fluids
Moroni (Universit`a degli studi di Milano, Italy), p. 161.
Clusters in Simple Fluids
Fisher, M.E., 1971, in Critical Phenomena, Proceedings of the International School of Physics ”Enrico Fermi” Course LI, Varenna on Lake Como Italy, edited by M. S.
Clusters in Simple Fluids
Gavazzi ⋆ Based on observations obtained with the Loiano telescope belonging to the University of Bologna (Italy), with the G.
Optical spectroscopy and the UV luminosity function of galaxies in the Abell 1367, Coma and Virgo clusters
Lanzoni B., Cappi A., & Ciotti L., 2003, in ”Computational astrophysics in Italy: methods and tools”, R.
The scaling relations of galaxy clusters and their dark matter halos
Ph.D. thesis, Dipartimento di Informatica, Universit `a degli Studi di Torino, Italy.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
The research of the first author was partially supported by MIUR, Italy.
Defining Relations of Noncommutative Trace Algebra of Two $3 \times 3$ Matrices
This pro ject was carried out when the second author visited the University of Palermo with the financial support of the INdAM, Italy.
Defining Relations of Noncommutative Trace Algebra of Two $3 \times 3$ Matrices
These data were collected from several telescopes: the 1.0 m Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope (JKT), the 2.5 m Isaac Newton Telescope (INT) and the 3.5 m Telescopio Nazionale Galileo (TNG), all on La Palma, and the 1.82 m Copernico Telescope (CTA) at Asiago, Italy.
A Study of the Type II-P Supernova 2003gd in M74