It is as if he had stripped off the stately robe and the ducal cap, and shown the soul of Venice in the bare child of the lagoons.
He took careful aim in the direction of the ducal tent, and loosed the quarrel.
Mr. Gladstone and Mr. Bright would doubtless have gone much further in the path of reform if unfettered by ducal retainers.
And the colored marbles of the ducal palace fairly palpitate.
Then followed the names of his rival lovers, and a list of the vast sums she had filched from the ducal treasury.
That wasn't exactly the wording used by a ducal lord on Gram.
Francesco Sforza, the last and childless heir of the ducal house, was left in Milan till his death, which happened in 1535.
It is some of the ducal family, and one of their young Etonians.
The ducal museum contains a rich collection of antique and medieval curiosities, engravings and pictures.
But it was not until the year 1443 that the Montefeltri acquired their ducal title.