Daphne


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Daphne

a genus of plants in the family Thymelaceae; contain dihydroxycoumarin glycosides, e.g. daphnetin; these are very toxic and cause severe irritation to the gut, leading to severe enteritis, vomiting and diarrhea. Includes D. cneorum, D. genka, D. laureola, D. mezereum. Called also spurge laurel, mezereon, garland flower, wood or copse laurel, wild pepper, spurge olive.
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The family, friends and the entire journalist community deserve to know what exactly happened to Daphne Caruana Galizia.
When Daphne saves the life of a shopkeeper stabbed in a failed robbery, "the impenetrable armour she wears to protect herself begins to crack".
Balancing the orders is very important and Daphne has a roster of pubs as well as restaurants as customers, to help sell all parts of the lamb.
When she's not pottering in the garden of her Hertfordshire home, Daphne is on fashion assignments, working on the website she has created to advise other aspiring models or travelling the country promoting her new book.
Onya La Tour was influential in helping Daphne acquire a position at Indiana University.
Daphne, who had no children with George, said: "We hadn't the treasures of a family but had each other and we loved each other.
Largely ignoring the original Greek myth, Fischer superimposed a totally different scenario, turning Daphne into Sophie Scholl, the founder of the non-violent White Rose anti-Nazi resistance group.
When I had a heart attack last year I suddenly realised I wasn't getting any younger," said Daphne.
The Journal has provided a unique vehicle for Daphne to communicate practice-based research to members and contribute to the body of professional knowledge.
Daphne, who will be 82 on the same day of her July wedding, and David, 71, will tie the knot at Hudders eld Town Hall after four decades together.
Optimistic Daphne and Peter Hadfield, from Ingleby Barwick, are bravely facing a "new journey together" after Daphne was diagnosed with Alzheimer's just over a year ago.