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Bartoldo

A rich old miser, who died of fear and penurious self-denial. Fazio rifled his treasures, and, being accused by his own wife Bianca, was put to death. (Dean Milman: Fazio.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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