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patient as Griselda

Extremely calm, composed, and dutiful. Griselda is a character in folklore who quietly endures many tests to prove her virtue to her husband. There are a lot of opinionated people in this office, so the next person we hire will need to be as patient as Griselda. My mother raised 10 kids—she is truly as patient as Griselda!
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Mostly because Griselda and Pablo Escobar were associates who ruled the drug empire together at one time.
In order to protect her youngest son with third husband Dario (Raul Mendez), Griselda moved to California where she was later arrested by the DEA and sentenced to a decade in jail.
It is quite telling that the tale of Griselda appears in this collection: whereas Dioneo's introduction to the last novella of the last day of the Decameron explicitly warns against reading the story as an exemplum, eighteenth-century readers seem to have absorbed it precisely as such.
Caption: Bishop Griselda Delgado del Carpio says the church is now visible in Cuba.
The film will focus on gangster Griselda Blanco who was murdered in Colombia in 2012 after cornering the cocaine market throughout the 1970s and 1980s in Southern Florida.
Chaucer's story draws (primarily) on Petrarch's version of the tale about the obedient Griselda, but, as Sakowska (2006: 249) stipulates, Boccaccio offered his own rendering of the story as well.
Drug kingpin Griselda Blanco, who will be portrayed by Catherine Zeta Jones <Bin a new film unknown
Creighton's image of woman recalls the popular, Medieval-era and Renaissance-era European tale of "patient Griselda," and the feminine ideal that Griselda represents.
According to the press release, Christov-Bakargiev will benefit from Turkish visual artist Cevdet Erek's artistic advice, South African-Canadian art historian Griselda Pollock's intellectual rigor, French artist Pierre Huyghe's sensibility, Spanish curator Chus Martinez's curatorial imagination, English production designer Marcos Lutyens' cautiousness and Turkish avant-garde artist FE-sun Onur's acute gaze in preparing the framework.
The Dark Widow (La Viuda) (pictured) tells the talc of Griselda Blanco, a scary but beautiful woman who has killed off her former lovers and serves time in jail for drug trafficking.
She thus anticipates the sacrificial victim of the Decameron's last tale, Griselda, without whose total and unconditional sacrifice to her husband's "matta bestialita"--namely, the wickedness of humans, which degrades them to the level of mindless beasts-everything in her life would have been lost.
With: John Mclnerny, Griselda Siciliani, Margarita Lopez.
A fraudster recently stole Griselda's personal identifying information and used this information to seek medical treatment under Griselda's health insurance policy Which of the following is NOT a risk faced by Griselda as a result of the fraud?
As a case in point, I examine in my study the motif of the patient wife, in the West known as the Griselda motif and circulating since Chaucer in the fourteenth century and compare Western texts of the motif with its analogues found in folk repertoires in North Africa in its various forms, oral and written.
Ayzik Klass, is a chronically distraught 60-something; Griselda, twenty years younger, still a sexpot.