Toinette

Toinette

disguises herself as a doctor and prescribes radical treatment for a hypochondriac. [Fr. Drama: Moliére Le Malade Imaginaire in Sobel, 445]
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Bay Area social and theological ethicist Toinette Eugene agreed that addressing "antipathies and conflicting issues" is paramount.
His faithful servant Toinette (the quite superb Tracie Bennett) rushes around with wellused chamber pots, containing revolting things the ficklestomached, like me, would rather not discuss, but which are inspected assiduously by Toinette, a process Argan follows closely with fascination as nauseating things are waved about.
Co-hosts Angela Stoner and Toinette Vizard will use the show as a platform to inspire women to have a stronger, louder voice within the world.
The most effective cure doesn't end up coming from the apothecary's bottle but from his sharp-tongued female servant, Toinette, who has a cunning plan to open her master's eyes.
K T OSLIN 80s Ladies / This Woman (T-Bird) KAY Toinette Oslin, from Mobile, Alabama, didn't make it into the American country scene until in her 40s, having been in the musicals, touring in Hello Dolly, with Betty Grable.
In an email to members, Kath said: "I have been asked by Toinette, the head midwife at the Valuing Life Clinic in Phnom Penh, to convey her sincere and heartfelt thanks for the very kind and generous gift of the Haemacue machine which was bought with the money raised.
Together with Argan's maid Toinette, his brother Beralde attempts to cure Argan of his fixation on doctors.
The only solid rock in the household is the servant girl, Toinette, who keeps things on track with the help of her brother, Guy.
On stage she has played such coveted roles as Lady Macbeth, many, though not all, her stage appearances in Merseyside: Toinette in The Hypochondriac at the Liverpool Playhouse and Gabriel in Fleet Street Nativity at the Everyman.
Leanne Best, who played Toinette in Roger McGough's The Hypochondriac at the Liverpool Playhouse in 2009, makes a cracking Gail - all bouncy haired optimism as she tumbles from one disastrous love-affair to the next.
Toinette is a "signare," an African or mixed-race woman who has been married to (and has been left a widow by) several well-connected French men.
He falls into unrequited love with Toinette, his coworker at the Sonny Boy Bargain Store, and then loses his job.