Barak's wife

Barak’s wife

agrees to sell shadow, symbol of her fertility. [Aust. Opera: R. Strauss, Woman Without a Shadow, Westerman, 432]
See: Greed
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Eini was responding to a question about the scandal du jour, that Barak's wife, Nili Barak-Priel, had been caught employing an illegal maid from the Philippines.