Sentence Examples with the word Pietra

Returning full of hope from Pietra Santa, Savonarola might well have been dismayed by the distracted state of public affairs.

The father's literary tastes, general inquisitiveness, and powers of intrigue reappeared in Napoleon, who, however, derived from his mother Letizia (a descendant of the Ramolino and Pietra Santa families) the force of will, the power of forming a quick decision and of maintaining it against all odds, which made him so terrible an opponent both in war and in diplomacy.

Then, repenting this ill-judged step, he hurried in person to the French camp at Pietra Santa and humbled himself before the king.