Sharpless

Sharpless

frustrated in attempt to prepare Cio-Cio-San for disappointment. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Madame Butterfly, Westerman, 358]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sharpless is the gatekeeper of the intake system, so her staff attorneys don't need to be the ones saying "no."
That assessment of vitality might tell physicians how aggressively to test or treat a person's various ailments, says oncologist and cancer geneticist Norman Sharpless of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Nolan Sharpless Fred Ward Ben Fred Koehler Birdseye Stefan Kurt Heidi Logan Amy Hathaway Trent Doone Johnny Whitworth Fingers Jaimz Woolvett With: Michael Horse, R.
Christopher Purves as Sharpless was an entirely sympathetic character who had arguably the richest and best voice of the night.
Barry Sharpless -- of this year's chemistry prize, with Sharpless getting half of the money and Noyori and Knowles splitting the rest.
Barry Sharpless, the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, "for his work on chirally catalysed oxidation reactions."
By Rebecca Sharpless. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.
A cartoon Joe Palooka was to be the hero of this book, and through him we catch Sharpless listening to night rhythms - dudes out for a lark - a tale told by a randy but musical loser (they all have a story) - things we ordinary homebodies don't ever hear.
Pinkerton while Claire Bradshaw was a superb Suzuki, Cio-Cio-San's maid, and Donald Maxwell moving as the agonised American consul, Sharpless.
The concern and integrity of Sharpless, the American consul, is made clear, as is the devotion of Suzuki, Butterfly's maid.
"We've been keenly focused on ensuring the importation approaches we've outlined pose no additional risk to the public's health and safety," Sharpless said.