swan maiden


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swan maiden

n
(European Myth & Legend) any of a group of maidens in folklore who by magic are transformed into swans
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This full-scale production, set to Tchaikovsky's music and based on Russian folklore and German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell.
On a hunting trip, Siegfried is beguiled by the trapped swan maiden Odette, but the seduction of what her dark alter-ego Odile offers is almost too much.
Wit and wisdom 'Who, me or the horse?' Groom Glenroy Brown on being told that his Epsom winner Swan Maiden had been selected for a dope test Taken from 1,000 Racing Quotations by Graham Sharpe.
Swan Lake is a story about the romance between a prince and a swan maiden who is a bird by day and a woman by night.
The swan maiden. Heather Tomlinson Henry Holt, 2007, $17,95, 978-0-80508275-3.
When she performed the role of a swan maiden in Swan Lake, it would have been difficult to miss her precision hops and deeply centered arabesques.
Alexander McCall Smith's DREAM ANGUS (1423321006, $19.95) is based on an old myth about a dream bestowerer cherished by all but fated to love only a lovely swan maiden from his own dreams.
Swan Maiden had showed plenty of guts to outbattle King's Fantasy for victory in the opening EBF Median Auction Maiden Stakes.
Wantage trainer Dominic ffrench Davis registered his first win at Pontefract when Captain Gibson got up on the line to pip Travel Tardia by a head in the White Swan Maiden Stakes (division one).
The dual role of white swan Odette (the haunted swan maiden) and black swan Odile (a wicked temptress who attempts to seduce the prince) is one of ballet's ultimate tests.
Dreadlocked Glenroy Brown, groom to Epsom winner Swan Maiden, on being told by an official that he had been selected for a dope test The frustrating events involving some Jockey Club charges concerning my conduct, which were dropped and then re-formed, have dealt a fatal blow to my chances of securing more than a couple of regular rides this year and made my decision inevitable Gary Carter, who is awaiting an inquiry into allegations concerning eight of his rides in 2003, announces his retirement from the saddle after 24 years I never kept score when I was riding, but I do now and that's 31 for the season Walter Swinburn find his training tally is adding up to an impressive first season I used to be a punter, but in truth I wasn't much good at it.