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Thisbe:

see Pyramus and ThisbePyramus and Thisbe
, in classical mythology, youth and maiden of Babylon, whose parents opposed their marriage. Their homes adjoined, and they conversed through a crevice in the dividing wall.
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Thisbe,

in the Bible, town whence Tobit was carried, N of Jerusalem.

Thisbe

[′thiz·bē]
(astronomy)
An asteroid with a diameter of about 124 miles (200 kilometers), mean distance from the sun of 2.77 astronomical units, and C-type surface composition.
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The actors were enthusiastic, lively and thoroughly into Shakespeare's love story of Piramus and Thisbe. The all-male cast were comically costumed to transport us to a fantasy place of theater.
A philosophy professor teaching at the American University of Beirut, Abou Zaki entwined her story of the inner-life of the trees and the histories of the villagers with a retelling of the Pyramus and Thisbe myth, from Ovid's "Metamorphoses."
Bottom and his boot-wearing "Rude Mechanicals" present their famous play Pyramus and Thisbe.
Pyramus and Thisbe lived in adjoining houses in Babylonia.
In section 2.1 and 2.2, she asserts that while intertextuality between the Decameron and the De mulieribus is difficult to establish, a recurrence of themes is present, such as the injustice of forced cloisterhood, the propensity of parents to harshly judge their children caught in amorous affairs (Thisbe and Salvestra), the theme of grief for a lost loved one (Dido and Lisabetta da Messina), and the Senecan idea that virtue can be born out of the most odious of persons or conditions.
Fifer and Thisbe Stowe both have extraordinary yet uncontrollable magic.
il evoqua l'amour impie que Demainet?[umlaut] eprouvait pour lui et dit comment, une fois econduite, elle avait intrigue contre lui en mettant Thisbe au service de l'intrigue ; il rapporta en outre la mani?[umlaut]re dont il avait ete piege, dit qu'il avait ete exile de sa patrie (...), que durant son sejour ??
Thisbe is overwhelmed when Clay woos her, but he lives up to his reputation and publicly drops her at a party.
Wracked with grief at the apparent death of his lover, Thisbe, Pyramus drove the sword through his chest, crumpling to the floor in a conference room at the Eugene Public Library.
"Ask Emily" is the interactive dinosaur created by Thisbe, 10, California.
The second act ushered in the Pyramus and Thisbe sequence, the play within a play performed by the rustics at Theseus and Hippolyta's nuptials.