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Raul

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Sir Raul di Nangis, the Huguenot, in love with Valentiʹna, daughter of the Comte de St. Bris, governor of the Louvre. Being sent for by Marguerite, he is offered the hand of Valentina in marriage, but rejects it, because he fancies she is betrothed to the Comte de Nevers. Nevers is slain in the Bartholomew massacre, and Valentina confesses her love for Raul. They are united by Marcello, an old Puritan servant, but scarcely is the ceremony ended when both are shot by the musketeers under the command of St. Bris. (Meyerbeer: Gli Ugonotti, an opera.)

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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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Rasselas
Rat
Rat (To)
Rat (Un)
Rat, Cat, and Dog
Rat-killer
Ratatosk
Ratten (To)
Rattlin (Jack)
Raul
Ravana
Ravelin (The) or demi-lune
Raven
Ravenglass (Cumberland)
Ravenstone
Ravenswood (Allan, Lord of)
Raw
Raw Lobster (A)
Rawhead and Bloody-Bones
Raymond (in Jerusalem Delivered)