napoleonite

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napoleonite

(nəˈpəʊlɪəˌnaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) a variety of diorite rock with a spherical structure. Also called: corsite
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22) Corsites, the captain who first guards and then marries Tellus, Cynthia's rival, may be Sir Henry Lee, the queen's old champion, who first guarded and then bedded Anne Vavasour; or Sir Amyas Paulet, who last guarded but most decidedly did not bed Mary, Queen of Scots.
Tellus, in other words, is being doubly deceptive: first, in feigning affection for hapless Corsites and promising him her love in return for doing the impossible and, second, in affecting, if only for a minute, genuine regret for the benefit of the audience.
4) Despite Bond's use of Halpin's methodology to discuss Endimion, Bond disagreed with Halpin's identifications of Eumenides, Corsites, Panelion and Zontes, Tellus, Semele, and Bagoa, and had doubts about Floscula.