- Germanic name composed of an obscure first element and of hild ("battle"). (Wiktionary)
“When the Marquess perceived that Griselda believed verily this young daughter of hers should be his wife, and answered him in so honest and modest manner, he commanded her to sit down by him, and said: Griselda, it is now more than fit time that thou shouldest taste the fruit of thy long admired patience, and that they who have thought me cruel, harsh, and uncivil-natured, should at length observe that I have done nothing at all basely or unadvisedly.”
“His tone was rather solemn, and again Griselda felt a little "eerie.”
“What I would call attention to now is that, whether I like it or not, the Griselda is the type of the Christian woman, and that (not to speak too seriously, nor too lightly either) on the good common ground of the equality of the sexes -- what is good for the gander holds just equally good for the goose.”
“Vivid, vivacious Vivaldi in the red monk's opera 'Griselda' from French conductor Jean-Christophe Spinozi Naive.”
“We need not banish Chaucer's "Griselda" from the collections of poems worthy to live and to be read, but at least we should insert some companion pieces which show wifely fidelity in a more modern form.”
“Luca himself, connects the charming and mysterious "Griselda" series”
“In the "Griselda" pictures there is more evidence than here of the influence of Pintorricchio, to whom they are, not unnaturally, attributed; while in the "Tiberius," in the drapery of the figure, and the type of the children who support the tablet, especially, there is much of the real spirit of Signorelli, as well as a good deal of his breadth and solidity of drawing.”
“Griselda," he cried, as if in jest, "what think you of my wife?”
“The story of 'Griselda'; that of 'The Stone of Invisibility,' put into shape by Irving;”
“This type of unquestioning subjection and obedience is depicted by Chaucer, after Boccaccio, in his "Griselda," and by Tennyson in his "Enid.”
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