Perdita


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Perdita

abandoned as an infant by the king, her father, secretly raised by a shepherd. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare The Winter’s Tale]

Perdita

stage name of Mary Robinson, mistress of George IV when he was Prince of Wales. [Br. Hist.: Benét, 773]
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"The Prince and Perdita have been in and out of that door, sir," he had often told me; "Marianne Clarke has entered it with the Duke of .
She can live, like Perdita, in her garden of mint and marigold."
has announced the publication of "The Carousel Carver" by Perdita Buchan.
Tim Monsion and Will Allan also have fun as a rustic father and son who rescue and raise the royal infant Perdita to be a shepherdess.
4.How many puppies does Perdita first give birth to in "One Hundred and One Dalmatians"?
Living in a seven-story walk-up apartment, Harriet is now 34 years old and a mother to a very curious 17-year-old named Perdita. Will Perdita be the reason that Harriet and Margot are finally forced to revisit their Druhastranian roots?
It's there where former MI6 agent Juliet Higgins (Perdita Weeks) works as major-domo, which is essentially a property manager.
When it does come back, fans will see Magnum (Jay Hernandez) and Higgins (Perdita Weeks) on the hunt for an assassin on the island.
He fights the way Misty Copeland dances or Perdita sings or prays."
Rod Taylor's voice was used for Pongo and Cate Bauer was Perdita. Betty Lou Gerson starred as Cruella De Vil, who wanted to make coats out of the puppies.
More than 120 dancers aged from three years to older adults took part in the school's seventh production, which followed the story of Pongo and Perdita's quest to rescue their dalmatian puppies from the evil Cruella DeVil.
The baby, Perdita, is rescued by a shepherd and grows up to fall in love with Florizel, Polixenes' son.