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Casabianca

[ka-za-byahn-ka] /ka za byɑ̃ˈka/
noun
1.
Louis de
[lwee duh] /lwi də/ (Show IPA),
c1755–98, French naval officer.
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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A very Casabianca in his firm conception of duty, only the most imperative summons could call him from his post.

  • “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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