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Winter’s Tale (Shakespeare)


Taken from the Pleasant History of Dorastus and Fawnia by Robert Green. Dorastus is called by Shakespeare Florizel and Doricles, and Fawnia is Perdita. Leontes of the Winter’s Tale is Egistus in the novel, Polixenes is Pandosto, and Hermiʹone is Bellaria.

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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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Wine-month. (Anglo-Saxon, Win-monath.)
Wine Mingled with Myrrh (Mark xv. 23)
Wing, Wings
Wings of Azrael (The)
Winged Rooks
Winifred (St.)
Winkle (Rip van)
Wint-monath [Wind-month]
Winter, Summer
Winter’s Tale (Shakespeare)
Wipple-tree or Whipultre
Wisdom of Many and the Wit of One (The)
Wise (The)
Wise as a Serpent
Wise as Solomon
Wise as the Mayor of Banbury
Wise as the Women of Mungret
Wise Men or Wise Women
Wise Men of Greece