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M. de Blocqueville, a perfect French gentleman, had come to la belle Perse in search of adventures.
Here dwelt a beautiful enchantress called Circe, daughter of the sun-god and the sea-nymph Perse.
Now Michael Perse had got an hatchet, wherewith I saw him strike one of them, that he lay sprawling in the sea.
HENRY HUDSONTHOMAS A. JANVIER
Circe was the daughter of Sol and Perse, and was celebrated for her skill in magic.
HUMAN ANIMALSFRANK HAMEL
Tullis had long since ceased to be a welcome visitor in the home of the Duke of Perse.
TRUXTON KINGGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
Moreover, nearly half a pint of the fluid had splashed upon the Duke of Perse's trousers—and they were grey, at that.
TRUXTON KINGGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
Then the Duke of Perse resumed his residence in Edelweiss, opening the old palace once more to the world.
TRUXTON KINGGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
Not that Perse was so well beloved, but that he held the destinies of the land in Midas-like fingers.
TRUXTON KINGGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
The Duke of Perse leaped from his carriage and ran forward, shouting to the soldiers to seize the disturbers.
TRUXTON KINGGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
The Duke of Perse struck at him as he passed, ignoring the frantic cry of warning that he uttered.
TRUXTON KINGGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON

WORDS RELATED TO PERSE

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WORD OF THE DAY

oligopolynoun | [ol-i-gop-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION