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Seer

1. An obsolete Sri Lankan unit of volume approximately equivalent to 1.024 liters.

2. An obsolete unit of mass in India and elsewhere approximately equivalent to one kilogram.

3. An obsolete unit of mass in Afghanistan approximately equivalent to seven kilograms.
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As for the Seeress, her physician Kemer at first resolves "to take no notice of her magnetic states and directions." His indifference causes "increasing marks of weakness and decay" until he reconsiders and starts following her own suggestions for her care, whereupon she improves.
(7.) The Seeress of Prevorst was the title given to Friedricke Hauffe by the Romantic writer and doctor Justinus Kerner (1786-1862), who recounted her mediumistic abilities in Die Seherin of Prevorst (1829).
He is saved by Melissa, a seeress, who gives him a magic ring to protect him from Alcina's power.
In the Poetic (Elder) Edda, the seeress adds in the Voluspa that this unusual tree, which is called an ash, is evergreen.
Warung Tales Old Regime AIRHEATER air-heater, OED air II KNEESTONE Web2 LIGATURES OED EDITORESS OED under editor SAMENESSE OED sameness, 1607q SEERESSES OED seeress * "myriads of [star] clusters anociate to rank as a superstructure", also perhaps Stedman anociassociation.
According to the fest's site, 'Tuos' tells the story of a village seeress who comes 'face to face, literally, with the ghosts of tradition, which have shackled her into a life of solitary confinement.'
Thus he seems unaware, for instance, of Wilfried Kugel's extensive and definitive biography of Hitler's favorite clairvoyant, Eric Jan Hanussen (Kugel, 1998), of the full story of the "Seeress of Prevorst," Friederike Hauffe (Kerner, 1829), of the wealth of medical literature on stigmatists Anna Katherina Emmerich and Therese Neumann, of George Zorab's important Dutch and Italian books on D.
Free Sergeant Stephen Valahovic Aegeon, Goldsmith John Ramsey Antipholus of Ephesus Paolo Montalban Tailor, Seeress Terry Lavell Tailor's Apprentice, Merchant of Ephesus Christopher Sergeeff Antipholus of Syracuse Manu Narayan Merchant of Syracuse Kyle DesChamps Maid, Courtesan Laura Lee Anderson Maid, Courtesan Rosa Curry Maid, Courtesan Jessica Wu Luce Charlie Parker Adriana Charlotte Cohn Luciana Rona Figueroa Madame Courtesan Blair Ross A funny thing happened on the way to this 21st-century revival of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's 1938 musical "The Boys From Syracuse." The music and George Abbott's book take lighthearted liberties with the already silly source material in Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors," and director David Schweizer adopts a similar approach.
In another article, "Excising the Text, Exorcising the Author: Margaret Fuller's Summer on the Lakes, in 1843," Baker focuses on Arthur's abridgement of Fuller's travel book/autobiographical account/collection of poems and stories/translation-paraphrase of Justinus Kerner's The Seeress of Prevorst.
She had written mystical contemplations for the Dial and her analysis of Justinius Kerner's The Seeress of Prevorst occupies her attention in the fifth chapter of Summer on the Lakes.
Surprisingly, he overlooks SEERESS (distance 0.69), which in its plural form was among his longest adjacent-key words.