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Synonyms for Iseult

(Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other

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For a primer on civic republicanism, see Iseult Honohan, Civic Republicanism (2002).
Iseult Honohan explica con acierto esta idea cuando senala que no se trata estrictamente de desafiar los actos de interferencia, sino de combatir la condicion de subordinacion que hace que dichos actos sean posibles.
This place is in my blood, it's me," says Iseult Richardson, 84, the daughter of Charles Macaskie who founded Spielplatz in 1929.
According to Arthurian legend, the country of Lyonesse, the home of Tristan, hero of the tale of Tristan and Iseult, sank into the sea between Land's End and the Scilly Isles, which are located 45 kilometres southwest of the mainland.
In fact, Yeats had been so enamored of Maud Gonne for such a long time that he could not find any other woman: for 29 years he had proposed to Maud Gonne many times until the age of 52, without success, and when he finally gave it up and proposed to her daughter, Iseult Gonne, who had earlier proposed to him but now rejected him, he turned to Georgie Hyde-Lees, 25 years younger than he.
De l'epoque medievale ou l'on trouve Tristan et Iseult, en passant par les Mille et Une Nuit, par la periode des romans de Jane Austen ou par l'epoque du victorianisme ou voient le jour Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights ou Vanity Fair, on arrive a l'epoque moderne de John Fowles, auteur de The Collector et de The Magus.
Neolithic artifacts, Sumerian and Egyptian goddesses, the Greek pantheon, the Iliad and Odyssey, the Virgin Mary, and the story of Tristan and Iseult are analyzed.
Jacobs introduced his series with Andrew Lang's abiding Song-Stories of Aucassin and Nicolete, an anonymous twelfth- or thirteenth-century French chantefable and, more abiding still, Matthew Arnold's Tristram and Iseult.
And Gabriel and Evangeline, the unfortunate Tristan and Iseult of Acadia?
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Jeremy's writing is doubly derivative: without understanding it, he copies Eva's "copper-plate" (60), which, as she tells her former teacher Iseult earlier, she learned from her many governesses.
When Eva finally attends an English girls' school, her teacher Iseult Smith asks her if the place feels strange.
The simultaneous social encouragement and prohibition of such a secret love, where the men are bound by close ties of friendship or kin, is the pattern of Lancelot, Arthur, and Guinevere, or Tristan, Mark, and Iseult.
Judge Iseult O'Malley said his victim was left terrified, suffered from internal injuries and had nightmares, panic attacks and flashbacks of the attack.