Alberti

[ US /ɑɫˈbɛɹti/ ]
NOUN
  1. Italian architect and painter; pioneering theoretician of Renaissance architecture (1404-1472)
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  • However, the international flavour of Alberti's classical style found favour with aspiring imperial clients far beyond Italy.
  • Girls who attended a Catholic school renamed themselves Émilia, Maria, or Juliana da Fátima, while those schooled at Protestant mission stations were more likely to adopt names such as Albertina, Adelaida or Ruti. Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique
  • Albertina and Rosa were strangers to one another until the LC assigned them to neighboring plots, and they shared no blood or affinal kinship. Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique
  • We were joined by Octave who had no hesitation in telling Andrée the number of strokes he had gone round in, the day before, at golf, then by Albertine, counting her diabolo as she walked along, like a nun telling her beads. Within a Budding Grove
  • She was a Gospel Hall of Fame inductee and the recipient of a Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1994, the city of Chicago honored Ms. Walker by naming a street after her: Albertina Walker and the Caravans Drive. Gospel queen Albertina Walker dies at 81
  • Albertine consented, however, to sacrifice her lettuces, on the condition that I would promise to buy for her in a few days’ time from the woman who cried: “J’ai de la belle asperge d’Argenteuil, j’ai de la belle asperge.” The Captive
  • Albertina," they had reached the point of discussion of Albertina now, and Beulah was proud of it, "wore her dresses to her ankles, be -- because her -- her legs was so fat. Turn About Eleanor
  • Raptors amongst the stabilised sands include 15 breeding pairs (about a tenth of the world's population) of the Spanish imperial eagle Aquila heliaca adalberti (VU), black vulture Aegypius monachus, short-toed eagle Circaetus gallicus, booted eagle Hieraaetus pennatus, buzzard Buteo buteo, black kite Milvus migrans, black-shouldered kite Elanus caeruleus, red kite M. milvus, and hobby Falco subbuteo. Doñana National Park, Spain
  • Albertine might indeed exist in my memory only in the state in which she had successively appeared to me in the course of her life, that is to say subdivided according to a series of fractions of time, my mind, reestablishing unity in her, made her a single person, and it was upon this person that I sought to bring a general judgment to bear, to know whether she had lied to me, whether she loved women, whether it was in order to be free to associate with them that she had left me. The Sweet Cheat Gone
  • Perhaps the sight of me caused her a certain irritation (held in suspense so long as she saw that I was miserable, unconsoled) because I had had relations with Albertine and she envied me, perhaps — supposing that I considered myself on that account more highly favoured than her — an advantage which she herself had never, perhaps, obtained, nor even sought. The Sweet Cheat Gone
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