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Cremoʹnas

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Violins of the greatest excellence; so called from Cremoʹna, where for many years lived some makers of them who have gained a world-wide notoriety, such as Anʹdrea Amaʹti and Antonio his son, Antoʹnius Stradivaʹrius his pupil, and Giuseppe Guarneʹrius the pupil of Stradivaʹrius. Cremona has long since lost its reputation for this manufacture.

“In silvis viva silui; canoʹra jam morʹtua cano.”


A motto on a Cremona.


Speechless, alive, I heard the feathered throng;

Now, being dead, I emulate their song.


E. C. B.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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