An embarrassing silence fell upon us all, broken finally by Imperia.
No one but Imperia could sing like that, and when Raphael exclaimed.
A wonderful woman was this Imperia, as I was beginning to realise, though I had not yet sounded the depths of that strange nature.
But since she had known Imperia she had comprehended how such a miracle might be.
But Imperia was not deceived though she feigned to believe Agostino's protestations.
The lady Imperia looked after her with good-natured contempt.
Imperia had expressed her readiness to spend the day at Magliana, and my host desired me to select horses for the excursion.
And I have sold three dozen of everything—was that a real offer, Imperia?
A lamp burned in the tiny room assigned to Margherita, and to my surprise there flitted across the window the shadow of Imperia.
Chigi held revel that night to celebrate a visit from the improvisatrice Imperia, who was on her way to Rome.