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 France.Frances’ca da Rim’ini. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Frances’ca.
 
A Venetian maiden, daughter of Minotti, governor of Corinth. She loved Alp, and tried to restore him to his country and faith; but, as he refused to recant, gave him up, and died broken-hearted. (Byron: Siege of Corinth.)   1
 


 France.Frances’ca da Rim’ini. 

 
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