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Bettina

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A mascotte who always brought good luck wherever she went. Though a mere peasant, she is taken to the Prince of Piombino’s palace of Laurent, to avert his ill-luck; but by marrying Pippo (a shepherd) she loses her gift. However, the prince is reminded that the children of a mascotte are hereditary mascottes, and makes Bettĭna promise that her first child shall be adopted by the prince. (See Mascotte.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Best Man (at a wedding)
Best Things (The Eight)
Bestiaries or Bestials
Bête
Bête Noire
Beth Gelert
Bethlemenites
Betrothed (The)
Better
Better kind Friend, etc
Bettina
Bettina
Betty
Betty
Betubium
Between
Betwixt and Between
Beurre
Beuves
Bever
Bevil

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