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  • 'Phedra' is by far the best specimen we have of Schiller's powers as a translator.

    The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller

  • Jacqueline Carey's Kushiel series characters - both Phedra and her "son" are interestng people.

    Is this thing on?

  • Binz, whose characteristic task was to chain and unchain the hind leg of the old "gunmetal" elephant, Phedra, who bossed her sire and the little Cloud herd, as much with the flap of an ear as anything else ....

    Son of Power

  • He told Alec, who wanted to go along, but couldn't leave old Phedra.

    Son of Power

  • One evening, when she was to come out as Phedra he led me to the stage of the Th atre Fran ais.

    The True Story of My Life

  • Much affected by this proof of the paternal care of the government, I asked what Mr.S. had ever done against France: the prefect objected to his literary opinions, and referred among other things to a pamphlet of his, in which, in a comparison between the Phedra of Euripides and that of Racine, he had given the preference to the former.

    Ten Years' Exile

  • By Cleopatra of Jerusalem he had Herod and Philip; and by Pallas, Phasaelus; he had also two daughters, Roxana and Salome, the one by Phedra, and the other by Elpis; he had also two wives that had no children, the one his first cousin, and the other his niece; and besides these he had two daughters, the sisters of Alexander and Aristobulus, by Mariamne.

    The Wars of the Jews; or the history of the destruction of Jerusalem

  • And besides these, he had for his wives Phedra and Elpis, by whom he had his daughters Roxana and Salome.

    Antiquities of the Jews

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