At the Renaissance there was a return to Pliny's style, which the Cinque cento gardens copied.
But, withal, there are unity and progress in this cento of citations.
We landed from our boat in various places, but declined going down the cento Camerelle to have a second face-blackening.
This work is, for the most part, what the author himself styles it, 'a cento;' but it is a very ingenious one.
The guardian of the cento Camerelle, a big lazzarone, became inordinately abusive.
The last anecdote is quite popular, and is found in a number of popular stories, as well as in the cento Novelle Antiche.
cento carri di pensieri, non pagaranno un' oncia di debito—A hundred cartloads of care will not pay an ounce of debt.
The introduction to the cento Novelle Antiche, which were put into their present shape before 1300, avow this object openly.
Not far from the before-mentioned building we come upon the “cento Camarelle,” a prison consisting of a multitude of small cells.
As we have seen, the passage is a cento of several fragments, from periods far apart in the history of Israel.