Gilda

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Gilda

abducted by Duke of Mantua’s courtiers. [Ital. Opera: Verdi, Rigoletto, Westerman, 299–300]

Gilda

sacrifices self to save her beloved Duke’s life. [Ital. Opera: Verdi, Rigoletto, Westerman, 300]
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Gildas had alleged that no British literature was extant until himself, but here was evidence that learned men had existed to shed light on the extremely murky time between the Roman withdrawal and the Saxon conquests.
In his introductory essay, "From the Author of the Illustrations," Selden asks, "How then are they, which pretend Chronologies of that Age [the pre-Roman era of British history] without any Fragment of Authors before Gildas, Taliessin and Nennius (the eldest of which was since D.
British history began with Julius Caesar and belonged wholly to the Romans until Gildas and Bede.
Gilda and I first became friends in 1957,when I was in fifth grade and she was in sixth at the staid, all-white, allgirls Liggett School in Detroit.
I stopped talking about Gilda when she became famous; most people displayed a lascivious curiosity if they learned that I knew her.
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