Prolificness


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Prolificness

Abraham
promised countless descendants by God. [O.T.: Genesis 13:16]
Aegyptus
fathered 50 sons, who married the daughters of his twin brother Danaus. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 11]
Danaus
fathered 50 daughters, who married the sons of his twin brother Aegyptus. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 11]
Flanders, Moll
adventuress bears a dozen children to various mates. [Br. Lit.: Moll Flanders in Magill I, 614]
Lester, Jeeter
and Ada hapless sharecroppers with seventeen children. [Am. Lit.: Caldwell Tobacco Road]
old woman who lived in a shoe
“had so many children she didn’t know what to do.” [Nursery Rhyme: Baring-Gould, 85]
rabbit
progenitor of many offspring at short intervals. [Zoology: Misc.]
References in periodicals archive ?
This double assumption of prolificness and of healthiness is obviously not always true in particular instances.
An important factor is the range of filmmakers with whom Figueroa works, from Luis Bunuel to Ismael Rodriguez and Emilio Fernandez; perhaps more important, though, is his prolificness, shooting eight films in 1949 and ten in 1952, for example, suggestive of the factory style of the system.