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undine

 [un´dēn]
a small glass flask for irrigating the eye.

un·dine

(ŭn'dēn, -dīn),
A small glass flask that was used in irrigation of the conjunctiva.
[Mod. L. undina, fr. L. unda, wave]

undine

/un·dine/ (un´dēn) a small glass flask for irrigating the eye; a vibration.
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Marvell again encounters the depiction of his split from Undine already mentioned "in a Family Weekly, as one of the 'Heart problems' propounded to subscribers, with a Gramophone, a Straight-front Corset and a Vanity-box among the prizes offered for its solution" (300).
As a young girl living in South Africa, Undine listens to the unnerving cadence of a great clock that dominates the household and seems to comment, "We never come back, we moments; we fly, but we never return, never, never, tick, tick.
The Crows Farm, Matthew W Cioni, 2537 Undine St, Bellingham, WA 98226.
In this mesmerizing story, Trout is the real protagonist and his search to find himself stands in contrast to Undine and her desire to lose herself in magic.
The Plzen Opera, which in the period when it was headed by Petr Kofron was one of our most progressive companies, has attracted interest with its highly individual adaptation of Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Salieri's Catilina, Busoni's Arlecchino or Lortzing's Undine.
Toppin will devote much of her recital to such African-American composers as Margaret Bonds, Robert Owens, Adolphus Hailstork, Undine Smith Moore and Jackie Hairston.
It is a pleasure to see the sections on Undine Smith Moore, Pauline Oliveros, Laurie Anderson, and Thea Musgrave brought up to date.
Undine Spragg in The Custom of the Country ("the prototype of the international cocktail bitch," Edmund Wilson called her) is the most fully realized character of this type; the stories contain a few equally extreme versions.
I have wondered, as have various critics, why Wharton did not create women who had the resilience and talent that she possessed (and why the one woman she allowed to prevail is Undine Spragge of The Custom of the Country, a character so materialistic and destructive that she becomes comic.
The spectre of the violin wasn't Galway's only challenge though, with the opportunity for dynamic subtlety constrained here and in the opening sonata, Reinecke's Undine, by audience coughing (finally stifled only in the encores) and Phillip Moll's intermittently over-assertive accompaniment.
Nikolaus Harnoncourt; ``Henze: Undine,'' Oliver Knussen; ``Holst: The Planets,'' Yoel Levi; ``Ives: Three Places in New England; Orchestral Set No.
And nowhere is the violent underside to decorum more neatly exposed than in Wharton; as specimens for ethnology, Bentley's selection of Undine Spragg and Lily Bart is apt.