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.
The 10-year-old was sidelined by injury for the best part of two years but appeared to have lost none of his ability when making a scintillating reappearance in the Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown in November.
The eight-time Grade 1 winner, who is 2-1 second favourite behind Buveur D'Air for the Unibet Champion Hurdle, made an impressive return from a long absence when trouncing Jezki by 16 lengths in the Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown last month.
But now Faugheen is back in the Morgiana and all eyes will be on the Punchestown feature.
PLANS are fluid for Annie Power and Faugheen after they were ruled out of tomorrow's Morgiana by Willie Mullins.
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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.
Jezki is likely to kick off his campaign in the Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown.
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).