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Historical Examples

Elisa, nobile ninfa di Fenicia, dell’ antica stirpe di Cadmo, amante d’ Aminta.
Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3) Otto Jahn

When preceded by the feminine word pars, the feminine ending is used (antica).
Variation in the Muscles and Nerves of the Leg in E. Bruce Holmes

Index, p. 473, under Casa della caccia antica; Mau, Geschichte der dec.
Pompeii, Its Life and Art August Mau

Gli uomini alla moderna, e gli asini all’ antica—After the modern stamp men, and after the ancient, asses.
Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources James Wood

At the very edge of the road stood a primitive sort of inn, bearing the proud and sonorous name of “antica Osteria Romana.”
The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Emile Zola


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