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Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale Leontes, King of Sicily, and his queen, the beautiful and virtuous Hermione, once lived in the greatest harmony together. So happy was Leontes in the love of this excellent…

The Winter's Tale

ContentsDramatis PersonaeAct IScene IScene IIAct IIScene IScene IIScene IIIAct IIIScene IScene IIScene IIIAct IVScene IScene IIScene IIIScene IVAct VScene IScene IIScene III

Brewer's: 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…

tall tale

(Encyclopedia) tall tale, extravagantly and humorously exaggerated story of the backwoods exploits of an American frontiersman. Originating in the 1820s, the genre remained popular well…

William Shakespeare: Winter's Tale, Act I

Act IScene IAntechamber in Leontes' palaceEnter Camillo and ArchidamusArchidamusIf you shall chance, Camillo, to visit Bohemia, on the like occasion whereon my services are now on foot, you…

William Shakespeare: Winter's Tale, Act V

Act VScene IA room in Leontes' palaceEnter Leontes, Cleomenes, Dion, Paulina, and ServantsCleomenesSir, you have done enough, and have perform'd A saint-like sorrow: no fault could you make,…

winter cress

(Encyclopedia) winter cress or upland cress, species of Barbarea, herbs of the family Cruciferae (or Brassicaceae; mustard family). The pungent leaves of several…

Winter Park

(Encyclopedia) Winter Park, residential and resort city (1990 pop. 22,242), Orange co., central Fla., just N of Orlando in a citrus area; settled in the 1850s, inc. 1887. It is the seat…

Winter Haven

(Encyclopedia) Winter Haven, resort city (1990 pop. 24,725), Polk co., central Fla; settled 1883. It is a marketing, processing, and shipping center for one of the state's chief…