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  • After passing some time in Italy, where she became a light of that wretched little Della Cruscan society of which some faint memory is preserved by Gifford's ridicule, now pretty nearly forgotten with its objects, she returned with her husband to England.

    Samuel Johnson


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  • Print the chaff!

    November 18, 2012

  • Pertaining to or connected with the Academy of Della Crusca in Florence; or referring to the Dellacruscan Society of Literature, a name given to a group of English writers residing in Florence in the late 18th century.

    November 18, 2012