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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Objet d'art collectively (especially fine antiques); Artistic quality; Love of or taste for fine objects of art.

Usage examples (30)
  • Italians of that age called virtu, that is, personal courage, force, and elegance.
  • The two variables were what Machiavelli called virtu and fortuna.
  • In all these provinces, therefore, after the Romans fell, the Sects possessed, and yet possess in part, that virtu which is desired and lauded with true praise.
  • Those who may want to imitate these men can be exposed to those vices of contempt and hatred, which as I have said above of Scipio and Hannibal, can be avoided by an excessive... for more
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