Ben trovato

appropriate and characteristic even if untrue; happily invented or discovered.
Historical Examples

A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope Colley Cibber
Notes and Queries, Number 242, June 17, 1854 Various
The Best Short Stories of 1915 Various
John Knox and the Reformation Andrew Lang
Memories of a Musical Life William Mason
Life and Times of Her Majesty Caroline Matilda, Vol. I (of III) C. F. Lachelles Wraxall
The Life of Cesare Borgia Raphael Sabatini
A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II) Augustus De Morgan
Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources James Wood
The Life of Cesare Borgia Raphael Sabatini


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