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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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Mariana, and the Seeress reinforces Fuller's belief in eternal progression, her conviction that "the fashioning spirit, working upwards from the clod to man," arrives at last at a being "whose life is idea, the crown of nature, the platform from which spirit takes wing" (167).
Cassandra realistically represents femininity as a site of multiple ambivalences, "determined," as it were, by distinct psychic dynamics, and reflecting the situation of subjects caught up in the regimes of power by which they are constituted ("I, the seeress, was owned by the palace"), even while growing in conscious critical opposition to these structures (cf.
He is saved by Melissa, a seeress, who gives him a magic ring to protect him from Alcina's power.
Eroffnungen uber das innere Leben des Menschen und uber das Hereinragen einer Geisterwelt in die unsere [The seeress of Prevorst, Being revelations concerning the inner-life of man and the inter-diffusion of a world of spirits in the one we inhabit].
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
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.
Singing Policeman Bob Lawrence Another Policeman James Wilkinson Antipholus of Ephesus Ronald Graham Dromio of Ephesus Teddy Hart Dancing Policeman George Church Tailor Clifford Dunstan Tailor's Apprentice Burl Ives Antipholus of Syracuse Eddie Albert Dromio of Syracuse Jimmy Savo Merchant of Syracuse Byron Shores Duke of Ephesus Carroll Ashburn Aegeon John O'Shaughnessy Luce Wynn Murray Adriana Muriel Angelus Luciana Marcy Wescott Sorcerer Owen Martin Courtezan Betty Bruce Secretary to Courtezan Heidi Vosseler Assistant Courtezan Dolores Anderson Angelo John Clarke First Maid Florine Callahan Second Maid Claire Wolf Third Maid Alice Craig Merchant of Ephesus Clifford Dunstan Seeress Florence Fair
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