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 Torne’a.Torquema’da (Inquisitor-general of Spain, 1420–1498). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Torqua’to—i.e.
 
Torquato Tasso, the poet. (1544–1595.) (See ALFONSO.)   1
       
“And see how dearly earned Torquato’s fame.”
       
Lord Byron: Childe Harold, iv. 35.
 


 Torne’a.Torquema’da (Inquisitor-general of Spain, 1420–1498). 

 
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