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]
References in classic literature ?
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.
Professor Perdita Barran, of Manchester University, is working to isolate the molecules that form the odour.
In which BBC1 series did actress Perdita Weeks star as the King's cousin?
Even though Perdita is almost certainly wrong in her rejection of art for its ability to improve, or alter Nature--the point toward which she drives in her speech mentioning the seasons (4.
Her sister Perdita Weeks tweeted last night: "Safe and sound thank you all.
Sixteen years pass and Perdita falls in love with Florizel, the son of Polixenes.
The Winter's Tale, one of Shakespeare's late plays, tells the story of a king, Leontes, whose jealousy results in the death of his beloved wife and the banishment of his infant daughter, Perdita.
As Above, So Below Horror, starring Perdita Weeks, Ben Feldman and Edwin Hodge.
Katie Piper, an acid attack survivor who became the characters Perdita and Florizel acampaigner and broadcaster, was featured in appear?
In which play by William Shakespeare do the characters Perdita and Florizel appear?
Branching out from a resume consisting mostly of small roles in upscale literary projects, British actress Perdita Weeks plays Scarlet, a woman who will stop at nothing to get to the truth.