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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Questa Gentilissima (Italian).
 
Most gentle one, a love term used by Dante to Beatrice   1
        “Common mortals stand and gaze with bated breath while that most gentle one (questa gentilissima) goes on her way”—Mrs. Oliphant: Makers of Florence, p. 25.
 


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