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Patience

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

Katherine's waiting woman, attends her All Is True (Henry VIII) 4.2.

Anne Button

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Patience

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 39 words.

(Sullivan: Patience). Sop. A dairymaid who has not yet experienced love. She rejects Bunthorne's attentions and decides

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Patience

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 66 words.

English and Scottish: from Middle English, Old French patience (Latin patientia, a derivative of patiens ‘patient’), hence a nickname,

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patience

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 77 words.

[ME]

Hospital patients have to have patience, and they sometimes suffer, so it is not surprising that the Latin word

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Patience

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Sullivan: Patience). Sop. A dairymaid who has not yet experienced love. She rejects Bunthorne's attentions and decides it is her duty to love and marry another poet, Archibald Grosvenor....

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Patience

David Russell Hulme.

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 273 words.

Operetta in two acts by arthur Sullivan to a libretto by w. s. Gilbert; London, Opéra Comique, 23 April 1881.

The poets Bunthorne and Grosvenor (baritones) compete for the...

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Patience

Gayden Wren.

in A Most Ingenious Paradox

February 2006; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music. 11471 words.

Patience marks the threshold of Gilbert and Sullivan’s mature period where substantial innovation at a new form was worked on and predictably shows some growing pains. Most...

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patience <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 11 words.

ˈpɛ:sɪǝns

sp pacience1, patience178, patie[n]ce1, pa-tience1, pati-ence2

> impatience

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Patience, Crowder

Juanita Patience Moss.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 981 words.

slave, Union soldier, and farmer, was born to unknown parents in Chowan County, North Carolina, possibly on the Briols farm, located three miles from Edenton. Crowder was illiterate, and...

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Patience, C. Edgar

Juanita Patience Moss.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1004 words.

coal sculptor, was born Charles Edgar Patience in West Pittston, Pennsylvania, the son of Harry B. Patience, a coal carver,

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PATIENCE is a virtue

Edited by Jennifer Speake.

in Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 223 words.

Cf. Disticha Catonis i. xxxviii. maxima enim…patientia virtus, patience is the greatest virtue; mid 14th‐cent. Fr. patience est

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