Morgiana

Morgiana

female slave cleverly dispatches 40 thieves. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights, “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves”]
See: Cunning
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"That will go a great way toward filling out the belt, so laugh away, Morgiana, and I'll go back to my work, or I never shall be done."
Phebe sniffed attar of rose, crunched the "Lump of Delight" tucked into her mouth, and stared with all her eyes at little Morgiana prancing about the room like a brilliant paroquet.
He went to work in this preparatory lesson, not unlike Morgiana in the Forty Thieves: looking into all the vessels ranged before him, one after another, to see what they contained.
All eyes are on Faugheen as he makes his return to the racecourse in the Morgiana Hurdle; 5.
Faugheen (2.15) is 9lb ahead of young pretender Samcro on the official ratings and Willie Mullins' charge won the Morgiana very easily last year.
FORMER champion Faugheen, impressive in the race last year, sets the standard in the star-studded Unibet Morgiana Hurdle in Punchestown tomorrow.
PLANS are fluid for Annie Power and Faugheen after they were ruled out of tomorrow's Morgiana by Willie Mullins.
We've teamed up with race sponsor StanJames.com to offer you the chance to win 4 admission tickets for Sunday 20 November to watch the feature race, the StanJames.com Morgiana Hurdle.
Wicklow Brave will be kept on the go for at least this race after being supplemented at Monday's confirmation stage following his fine third behind stablemates Nichols Canyon and Faugheen in the Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown two weeks ago.
REIGNING Champion Hurdler Jezki is likely to kick off his campaign in the Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown.
Next up were releases of the scores to Vera Chytilova's Daisies (1966), Karel Kachyna's The Little Mermaid (1976), Vaclav Vorlicek's Saxana-Girl on a Broomstick (1971) and, at the end of last year, the soundtracks to two Juraj Herz films: Morgiana (1972) and The Cremator (1968).
He signed off for the campaign with a solid, if unspectacular, victory at the Punchestown Festival, but has looked more like his old self in winning the Morgiana and the Festival Hurdle so far this term.