Newly crowned heroine Lydia Larkin won the election by eight votes.
The story of the heroine is annually celebrated by a play in which the villagers take part.
"How's your spaced-out heroine doing?" he asked.
Medea is the heroine of extant tragedies of Euripides and Seneca; those of Aeschylus and Ennius (adapted from Euripides) are lost.
At Hermione, Artemis was worshipped under the name of Iphigeneia, thus showing the heroine in the last resort to be a form of that goddess (Pausanias ii.
It is a serious flaw in the play that the fate of the heroine is virtually decided before the curtain rises, and the poet is obliged to create by theatrical devices the semblance of a tragic conflict which, in reality, does not exist.
The heroine is the great-great-granddaughter of his former hero, Richard Carvel.
Ayala persuaded his sister to appear as the heroine of his comedy, La primera Dama, and the innovation, if it scandalized some of his townsmen, permitted him to develop his talent more freely.
She has been made the heroine of a tragedy by Francois Ponsard, Agnes de 161eranie.
The lyric and epic poems of Stephen GyongyOsi, who sang the deeds of Maria Szechy, the heroine of Murany, Murdnyi Venus (Kassa, 1664), are samples rather of a general improvement in the style than of the purity of the language.
PYRAMUS AND THISBE, the hero and heroine of a Babylonian love-story told by Ovid (Metam.
So too all the old national heroes and heroines ultimately became prophets; in the case of Deborah there is even a fusion in local tradition between an old heroine and an historical seer.
These legends show how closely the heroine is associated with the cult of Artemis, and with the human sacrifices which accompanied it in older times before the Hellenic spirit had modified the barbarism of this borrowed religion.
From the heroine who is, in a phrase of Dryden's, "one of the coolest and most insignificant" heroines ever drawn, to the undignified Valens, the termagant Marcelle, and the peevish Placide, there is hardly a good character.
Flora McDonald, the famous Scottish heroine, came to Campbelltown in April 1775 with her husband and children, and here she seems to have lived during the remainder of that year.
The Druids are represented as being able to foretell the future and to perform magic. Before setting out on the great expedition against Ulster, Medb, queen of Connaught, goes to consult her Druid, and just before the famous heroine Derdriu (Deirdre) is born, Cathbu prophesies what sort of a woman she will be.
Its heroine Gudrun is the most famous of all Icelandic ladies.
Lowell was already looked upon by his companions as a man marked by wit and poetic sentiment; Miss White was admired for her beauty, her character and her intellectual gifts, and the two became thus the hero and heroine among a group of ardent young men and women.
During the latter part of the 19th century a popular cult of the Maid of Orleans sprang up in France, being greatly stimulated by the clerical party, which desired to advertise, in the person of this national heroine, the intimate union between patriotism and the Catholic faith, and for this purpose ardently desired her enrolment among the Saints.
Tellheim, the hero of the comedy, is an admirable study of a manly and sensitive soldier, with somewhat exaggerated ideas of conventional honour; and Minna, the heroine, is one of the brightest and most attractive figures in German comedy.
There are several monuments to the heroine, and a modern basilica has been erected in her honour on a neighbouring hill, where she is said to have heard the voices in obedience to which she took up the sword.
Four years afterwards he made his first appearance as an author with an elegy called Fame's Memorial, or the Earl of Devonshire deceased, and dedicated to the widow of the earl (Charles Blount, Lord Mountjoy, "coronized," to use Ford's expression, by King James in 1603 for his services in Ireland) - a lady who would have been no unfitting heroine for one of his own tragedies of lawless passion, the famous Penelope, formerly Lady Rich.
was already sighing for the easy life of Touraine, and recurring to that policy of truce which was so strongly urged by his counsellors, and so keenly irritating to the clear-sighted Joan of Arc. A check before Paris allowed the jealousy of La Trmoille to waste the heroine for eight months on operations of secondary importance, until the day when she was captured by the Burgundians under the walls of Compigne, and sold by them to the English.
Quicherat's great work, Le Proces de Jeanne d'Arc (1841-1849), a collection of the texts so full and so vivid that they reveal the character and life of the heroine with great distinctness.
DELILAH, in the Bible, the heroine of Samson's last love-story and the cause of his downfall (Judg.
It is chiefly remarkable for the beautiful portrait of Marguerite, the heroine, drawn from the character of his own wife.
Undoubtedly, the madness of the hero of this play of Ford's occasionally recalls Hamlet, while the heroine is one of the many, and at the same time one of the most pleasing, parallels to Viola.
KRIEMHILD (GRiMHILD), the heroine of the Nibelungenlied and wife of the hero Siegfried.
In her self-revelations she followed Rousseau, her first master in style, but while Rousseau in his Confessions darkened all the shadows, George Sand is the heroine of her story, often frail and faulty, but always a woman more sinned against than sinning.
There he made the acquaintance of the beautiful and eccentric Countess Markovics, who was for a time his mistress, but she was not, as has often been supposed, the heroine of his famous novel Fanni Hagyomeinai (Fanny's testament).
Herr Abeling identifies Siegfried (Sigurd) with Segeric, while - according to him - the heroine of the Nibelung sagas, Kriemhild (Gudrun), represents a conf.usion of two historical persons: Chrothildis, the wife of Clovis, and Ildico (Hilde), the wife of Attila.
It takes its name from the heroine Judith ('IouSLO, 'IovM7)0, i.e.
Belfair, she explained, in rapid-fire falsetto, was the heroine of a series of intergalactic romances she was writing.
I am the very model of a heroine barbarian!
Neither of these men gets past our heroine's frosty carapace.
Originally, Helen was perhaps a goddess of light, a moon-goddess, who was gradually transformed into the beautiful heroine round whom the action of the Iliad revolves.
The book concludes with a brief notice of the closing years of the heroine.
heroine of the story, sets out to save the forest from destruction.
heroine's life, she comes through victorious and with a lot of class.
To make this comic book heroine even more formidable, she was given magic bracelets which she used to deflect bullets and her golden lasso which forced men to tell the truth.
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In this direction lies Chapelizod, said to take its name from that Iseult whom Tennyson, Matthew Arnold and Wagner made a heroine; beyond which is Lucan connected with the city by tramway.
As was shown later, he imported into his view of politics a warm sentiment and an imaginative outlook; and he was an enthusiastic student of Lord Beaconsfield's political novels, more particularly of Sybil, after the heroine in which he named one of his daughters.
The introduction of this service book in St Giles's Church, Edinburgh, on the 16th of July 1637, occasioned the tumult of which Jenny Geddes will always figure as the heroine.
I wanted to create a heroine who was like me - slightly chaotic, overweight, shy, and always trying to please everyone.
She'd had enough when she found out I was taking drugs - by the age of 18 I was sniffing cocaine and heroine.
She looks like a young Sigourney Weaver and plays the naive heroine well, if a little too credulous for my taste.
A classical 2005 ap news story top heroine in dire distress invariably exclaims aloud: " Will _no_ one aid me?
Grace Darling would become the first heroine of the Victorian age.
Keira Knightley plays the heroine Elizabeth Bennet to general acclaim.
Jane Austen's Mansfield Park features a heroine called Fanny - should we change her name too?
heroine named Justine who is sent to live in a convent after her parents die.
They will have a heroine to send Batman back to his cave for me - won't they?
Ben's sister, Alice, is the eponymous heroine of the first novel.
Some of his finest tragedies were written for her, but her repertoire was not confined to them, and many an indifferent play - like Thomas Corneille's Ariane and Comte d'Essex - owed its success to "her natural manner of acting, and her pathetic rendering of the hapless heroine."
She is the great unsung heroine of British feminism.
Mary Queen of Scots is Scotland's best-known tragic heroine.
A romantic heroine is often backlit to create a halo effect on her hair.
Or you longed to be a brave heroine, but people laughed at you because you were a clumsy, dreamy girl?
There is a memorial in the churchyard to the Northumbrian lifeboat heroine, Grace Darling.
action heroine Lara Croft returns in Tomb Raider 3, an impressive action adventure game from Eidos.
heroine's real name is Serena Tsukino.
heroine in dire distress invariably exclaims aloud: " Will _no_ one aid me?
heroine of a modern novel to stay at.
Ruth Dales faced Atlanta Olympic hurdles heroine Angie Thorpe representing Wigan AC in the A 100m hurdles.
lifeboat heroine, Grace Darling.
An opiate receptor ligand, would then only attach to the perfect opiate group, like endorphins, morphine or heroine.
The hero, wearing a giant wooden phallus with budgies painted on the end, clubs the heroine's donkey to death with it.
often reviled by her contemporaries, today she is considered a ' modern ' heroine.
She widens the scope of her answer to compare a heroine with a hero.
seduction of the heroine.
It tells how Monroe helped her music heroine, jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, beat the racist color bar to conquer Hollywood in 1955.
The heroine, Elma Clifford has almost supernatural powers of intuition which enable her to identify the murderer by instinct alone.
She's sipping from a heavy amber glass tumbler, our heroine.
unsung heroine of British feminism.
widens the scope of her answer to compare a heroine with a hero.
She is the heroine of two plays of Euripides, and of many other tragedies which have been lost (see also Pindar, Pythia xi.
Often reviled by her contemporaries, today she is considered a ' modern ' heroine.
A sexually explicit romantic novel; usually in a historical setting and always with a plot involving the seduction of the heroine.
The conventional heroine of the time would at least have swooned at the sight of blood.
She 's sipping from a heavy amber glass tumbler, our heroine.
Girls will enjoy reading about a feminine heroine, whose independence leads to her survival, while boys will enjoy the various outdoor adventures she has while living alone.
If you want to look like Twilight heroine Bella Swan, makeup will need to be minimal and natural.
It increases your body's dopamine levels in the same way that heroine, cocaine, and amphetamines do.
Uma Thurman - The Kill Bill action heroine may have some serious martial arts skills, but has admitted to being claustrophobic.
Brian Boru was an ancient Irish hero, Boudica was an English war heroine.
There are many sorts grown, and a selection should include Phosphore, Don Calmet, Distinction, Eclat, Victoire, La Neige, Feu Follet, Pluie dOr, Ver Luisant, Ne Plus Ultra, Eldorado, and Heroine.
Some of the creatures you will be able to cast are: the Rat, Spider, Elemental, Crone, Mercenary, Soul Stealer, Knight, Heroine, Brute, Behemoth and Trap Finder.
The camera follows the heroine from just behind and allows a full view of the panoramic world.
One of the first female heroine's in a mass market game appealed to girl gamers and hormone-infused young males, alike.
In addition, silk flowers are destined to become a dress up favorite, should your little flower girl choose to dress as her favorite princess or heroine during playtime.
Dresses like the "Josephine" can be used for any Jane Austen heroine, and the Madame du Pompadour can just as easily be Marie Antoinette or whomever you like.
Bella Swan - The central heroine of the tale, the novels are told primarily from Bella's viewpoint.
It's not uncommon to see huge numbers of little girls attending the Nutcracker dressed in the Victorian party dress of the heroine Mary, or a fairy costume to represent the Sugar Plum Fairy.
There is a woman living at the house - your typical heroine from the days of yore.
The lovely heroine of Beauty and the Beast is prominently displayed on the front of these shoes.
Davidson began her tenure as Kristen Blake in 1993, originally a heroine, Kristen gradually became a villainess.
Reilly. Reilly was credited with writing the devil's possession of beloved daytime heroine Marlena Evans on Days of Our Lives.
Long running heroine Sheridan Crane (once the best friend of Princess Diana) took a walk on the wild side.
Through a series of storylines involving David Stenbeck, Julia's heroine status fluctuated as did her grip on sanity.
The main storyline and characters are introduced in the first episode and through trials and tribulations, viewers root for their hero or heroine to triumph, find love or learn their lesson.
The hero or heroine is from a lower income family who is spurned by his or her wealthy paramour and family.
Nominated for multiple awards, Anna Paquin's star continues to rise with her casting in the pivotal role of heroine Sookie Stackhouse based on the Charlaine Harris novels.
Viewers all over the world identified with the loveable heroine whose inner beauty overshadowed her outward awkwardness.
The show's heroine, Beatriz Aurora Pinzón Solano, known as Betty, is an unattractive and dowdy woman with a master's degree in finance and talented economist who could not find a job in her field because of her physical appearance.
Eileen Davidson began her tenure on the NBC daytime drama as heroine Kristen Blake, but under the show's writers, Eileen Davidson also played Susan Banks (a Kristen look alike) as well as Sister Mary Moira, Thomas and Penelope.
Scarlett O'Hara: Scarlett was vain and spoiled in Gone with the Wind, but the stunning heroine didn't just care about her tiny waist by the end of the novel.
In the meanwhile, the slighter man stalked the heroine Sarah Connor from where she worked as a waitress to her apartment and then out for dinner.
The series begins with The Golden Compass (published in the UK as His Dark Materials I: Northern Lights).The heroine is young Lyra, a girl growing up wild in Oxford.
Ripley's strength of will and buff physique launched a new style in female action adventure heroine.
The heroine is vaguely threatened by spooky happenings in the labyrinthine mansion, but the menace never seems to be resolved.
The Handmaid's Tale's heroine plots to escape to the free North (presumably Canada) but her fate is left unresolved at story's end.
Like every super hero or heroine, she was gifted with super powers, some unique and others such as super-human strength and speed which are common to many super heroes.
Many people know that the beautiful, famous heroine known as Wonder Woman made her first appearance in print in the December issue of All Star Comics in 1941.
Wonder Woman peril is a device used by the writers of the iconic heroine whether it is in her comic book, television series or film.
But as with any great heroine, if she did not face peril, it would be hard to believe or empathize with her.
A popular theme in these tales is the human/fairy romance, where the hero or heroine falls in love with a fairy and their life is changed by this passion.
The very first comic book heroine was a buxom blonde who went by the name Fantomah.
lovelorn heroine who kills evil Roman Police chief Baron Scarpia, played by Bryn.
But commentators are not at one as to which countess of Salisbury was the heroine of the adventure, whether she was Katherine Montacute or Joan the Fair Maid of Kent, while Heylyn rejects the legend as " a vain and idle romance derogatory both to the founder and the order, first published by Polydor Vergil, a stranger to the affairs of England, and by him taken upon no better ground than fama vulgi, the tradition of the common people, too trifling a foundation for so great a building."
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