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Orsiʹni (Maffio)

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A young Italian nobleman, whose life was saved by Gennaʹro at the battle of Rimʹini. Orsiʹni became the staunch friend of Gennaʹro, but both were poisoned at a banquet given by the Princess Negʹroni. (Donizetti: Lucrezia di Borgia, an opera.) This was the name of the conspirator who attempted the life of Napoleon III.

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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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See Also:

Orsini, Felice