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Isabella

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Princess of Sicily, in love with Robert le Diable, but promised in marriage to the prince of Granaʹda, who challenged Robert to mortal combat. Robert was allured from the combat by his fiend-father, but when Alice told him that Isabella “the princess is waiting for him at the altar,” a struggle took place between Bertram and Alice, the one trying to drag the duke to the infernal regions, and the other trying to win him to the ways of virtue. Alice prevailed, but the audience is not informed whether Robert married Isabella or not. (Meycrbeer’s opera, Robert il Diavolo.)

Isabella, daughter of Hercules, Duke of Ferraʹrë, sister of Alfonso and Ippolʹito, and wife of Francisco Gonzaʹgo, lord of Mantua.

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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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Irrelevant
Irresistible
Irritable Genus (The)
Irspilles Felles
Irtish Ferry
Irus
Irvingites
Isaac
Isaac of York
Isabel
Isabella
Isabella
Isabelle or Isabella (in Orlando Furioso)
Isabelle
Isaf
Isenbras or Sir Isumbras
Isengrin or Sir Isgrim
Iseult
Ishban
Ishbosheth
Ishmonie

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