" The sappers haven't gone in there yet to clear it. "
The term 'sapper' is commonly given to combat engineers in the British, Commonwealth and Polish armed forces. Their duties can include bridge building, they laying or defusing of mines and bombs, constructing field defences, as well as general building and repair.
" I need gelato. "
Gelato or gelati is a type of Italian ice cream - and one of the best things to enjoy in Europe on a hot summer day. Made with less fat than ice cream, gelato is also churned at a lower speed, meaning the flavours are far richer. My guaranteed favourite combo? Pistachio and coffee.
" The man named Caravaggio "
" you should find out more about Verdi "
" a small bar with a Wurlitzer "
" Listen to Frank Sinatra singing. "
" she seems calm in this universe of hers "
" the Medicis considering a balustrade or window "
" They nearly chopped off my fucking hands. "
" checked by the Gestapo "
" Santa Chiara Hospital in Pisa "
" white marle of the Duomo "
" and the Camposanto "
" Nurses too became shell-shocked from the dying around them. "
add link to Atonement, etc
" All the costal ports, such as Sorreto and Marina di Pisa, are filled with North American and British troops waiting to be sent home. "
" He is a saint. I think. A despairing saint. "
" Caravaggio, who had been her father's gregarious friend in Canada "
see In The Skin of the Lion
" the Sicilian invasion "
" The First Canadian Infantry Divison "
" or someone who had served her food across a counter on Danforth Avenue "
" He always said "Hi, Buddy" to me. "
Full quote of lyrics given is -
Each time I chanced to see Franklin D.
He always said "Hi, Buddy" to me.