Casabianca



Louis de
[lwee duh] /lwi də/ (Show IPA), c1755–98, French naval officer.
Historical Examples

Standing there, like Casabianca, rough men rushed by her to get up to the roof.
We Girls: A Home Story Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney

Say, Boy, this is gettin’ too hot, as Casabianca said to the burnin’ deck.
Air Men o’ War Boyd Cable

Like Casabianca on the burning deck, the boy had been told not to stir from that chilly, lonesome spot.
Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North Fullerton Waldo

Next morning, on the way to school, he was reciting Casabianca for practice.
Half-Past Seven Stories Robert Gordon Anderson

Outside Venzolasca stands a beautifully situated tomb belonging to the Casabianca family.
Wanderings in Corsica, Vol. 1 of 2 Ferdinand Gregorovius

Casabianca would not go with those who were leaving the burning ship until his dead father bade him go.
The Brothers’ War John Calvin Reed

The immediate ancestors of the present French senator Casabianca made their name famous by their deeds of arms.
Wanderings in Corsica, Vol. 1 of 2 Ferdinand Gregorovius

WHY he did this he did not know, but he clung to his sublime purpose with the courage and tenacity of a youthful Casabianca.
Openings in the Old Trail Bret Harte

A very Casabianca in his firm conception of duty, only the most imperative summons could call him from his post.
Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road Katharine Lee Bates

“There was Casabianca, Archie B.—him that stood on the burnin’ deck”—he ventured timidly.
The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore

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