Across The River And Into The Trees Vocabulary List

accademia

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A market is the closest thing to a good museum like the Prado or as the Accademia is now, the Colonel thought.

adriatic

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He penetrated into the far side of the city, the side that finally fronted on the Adriatic, and that he liked the best.

ambulante

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It is a sort of solitaire ambulante and what you win is the happiness of your eye and heart.

austrian

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The Austrians, I mean.''

baedeker

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He goes everywhere in Baedeker, and he has no taste in either food or wine.

belgian

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''I like my work very much, and I meet extraordinary and interesting characters, also many Belgians.

britisher

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He did not like to call for Montgomerys in a tone that could be overheard because there were two obvious Britishers at the next table.

buick

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CHAPTER 4 NOW, on his way into Venice, keeping strictly controlled and unthinking his great need to be there, the big Buick cleared the last of San Dona and came up onto the bridge over the Piave.

burberry

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You can't get water through a Burberry.

cadillac

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''Where will we leave the Cadillac?''

chambertin

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''But it isn't Chambertin.''

chawing

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the Colonel asked him, referring to his pitted compatriot, sitting chawing at his food, while the elderly woman with him ate with suburban grace.

chesapeake

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I took nothing but an Admiral's compass because I had a small boat at that time on Chesapeake Bay.

crips

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So I'm a sucker for crips, he thought, drinking the unwanted drink.

criticizer

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''The unjust bitter criticizer who speaks badly of everyone.''

dalmatian

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''They come from the Dalmatian coast do they not?''

danube

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You know their fly-way is through the great grain fields of the Danube.

dekes

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I offered to put the dekes out with him.

deliquesced

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Or maybe he just deliquesced.

dreggy

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This wine gets awfully dreggy at the end.

eisenhower

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''What was General Eisenhower like?''

gamelin

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Mangin, Maginot and Gamelin.

gettysburg

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They killed several men from the academy at Gettysburg.

goebbels

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I don't suppose he could be Goebbels and he picked up that face in the last days when they were all playing at Gotterdammerung.

gondoliere

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''I know it from the Gondoliere.

hexanitrate

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That much mannitol hexanitrate produced a certain amount of nausea, sometimes, and he was anxious for the interview to terminate.

icepick

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There were fine prawns that could make a scampi brochetto spitted and broiled on a rapier-like instrument that could be used as a Brooklyn icepick.

kansan

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It bears a fruit you can't eat and it is purely Kansan.

michelangelo

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Could be Michelangelo.''

moroccan

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I think we killed more than a generation if you count the final Moroccan campaign against Abdel Krim.

mortadella

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People at home think mortadella is a sausage, he thought.

newsweek

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book and I make you any drinks you want while you read the paper and Life and Time and Newsweek, and I will read the new fresh Vogue and Harper's Bazaar?''

parisian

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Several Parisians were alleged to have been killed by him.

peeringly

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A little spit ran out of the corner of his mouth as he spoke, peeringly, with the elderly, wholesome looking woman who was with him.

phoebus

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''Deader than Phoebus the Phoenician.

phoenician

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''Deader than Phoebus the Phoenician.

pinard

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You cannot get Pinard at the Ritz.

pissoir

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Dans le pissoir toute la chose comme ca.

rognons

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''We can make or fabricar rognons grilled with champignons dug by people I know.

scaloppine

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''The scaloppine with Marsala, and the cauliflower braised with butter.

seconal

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He was also anxious to lie down and take a seconal.

tribuna

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''Domenica Del Corriere or Tribuna Illustrata?''

tunney

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Mister Gene Tunney did, and he was the champion of the world.

twinging

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He did just that, twinging on the bridge, but walking with his same old stride and only seeing, quickly, the people that he passed.

unillusioned

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''Wherever that is,'' the girl said happily and unillusioned.

unlovingly

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''From Corps,'' he translated, unlovingly, cuerpo d'Armata, ''they tell you what you must do, and then you decide how to do it.

unmaidenly

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''You better look the other way so that you will not be unmaidenly.

valhalla

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I told my S-2 that we should call them the Valhalla Express.

visigoth

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''That's where the people lived that were driven off the mainland by the Visigoths.

whisp

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Please whisper to me if you wish.''