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- n. Greek Mythology One of the Pleiades, who hid her face in shame after marrying a mortal.
- n. One of the six stars in the Pleiades cluster, faintly visible to the unaided eye.
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- proper n. The youngest of the Pleiades, daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
- proper n. A daughter of Cypselus, king of Arcadia.
- proper n. The least bright star in the cluster in Taurus known as the Pleiades.
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( 'Merope'), which however will not be a very quick affair.
I think the printing has made too much progress to allow of dealing with any of the long things now; I have left 'Merope' aside entirely, but the rest I have reprinted.
'Merope' of Alfieri, in the 'Ion' of Euripides, and again and again in
Voltaire, after the production of "Merope;" the second was Marmontel, after the representation of his tragedy of "Dionysius."
His "Merope" is considered as the last and the best specimen of the elder school of
Note: "Merope" is here sung with two syllables (so that it rhymes with "mope")
The same year (after a length of different applications, for several seasons, at both Theatres without success) his Tragedy, called Merope, was brought upon the stage in Drury-Lane by Mr. Garrick; to whom, as well as to another gentleman he likewise highly both admired and esteemed, he was greatly obliged; and his own words (here borrowed) will shew how just a sense he had of these obligations. ”
Crusades and affording valuable information concerning the aristocracy of the early Middle Ages; "Merope", a tragedy (Venice,
Merope Ward is coping with a bunch of bratty 1940 evacuees and trying to talk her thesis adviser, Mr. Dunworthy, into letting her go to VE Day.
And when Michael, Merope, and Polly finally get to World War II, things just get worse.