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Thereʹsa

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Daughter of the Count Palatine of Padoʹlia, beloved by Mazeppa. The count, her father, was very indignant that a mere page should presume to fall in love with his daughter, and had Mazeppa bound to a wild horse and set adrift. As for Theresa, Mazeppa never knew her future history. Theresa was historically not the daughter, but the young wife, of the fiery count. (Byron: Mazeppa.)

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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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Theist, Deist, Atheist, Agnostic
Thelusson Act
Thenot
Theocritus
Theodomas
Theodora (in Orlando Furioso)
Theodorick
Theon’s Tooth
Theosophy
Therapeutæ
Theresa
Thermidorians
Thersites
Theseus
Thespians
Thespis, Thespian
Thessalian
Thestylis
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