n.1.See Empress.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Pardon my love, O, pardon his contempt Of earthly fortune and respect of pity, And let not conquest ruthlessly pursued Be equally against his life incensed In this great Turk and hapless emperess! (5) Her prayer assumes that overweening ambition will inevitably be punished, and she asks that the inevitable not happen to Tamburlaine.
The 78-year-old monarch was accompanied by the Emperess Michiko as he was admitted to the University of Tokyo Hospital before the operation scheduled for Saturday.
Yet here -- and throughout -- we discover fine local detail: "Zenocrate's thrice-repeated imperative, 'Behold the Turk and his great emperess,' may ...