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Cinderella

Definitions

  • CINDERELLA AT HOME
    CINDERELLA AT HOME
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cinderella a fictional young girl who is saved from her stepmother and stepsisters by her fairy godmother and a handsome prince
    • n Cinderella a woman whose merits were not been recognized but who then achieves sudden success and recognition
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Additional illustrations & photos:

CINDERELLA DRESSING HER SISTERS FOR THE BALL CINDERELLA DRESSING HER SISTERS FOR THE BALL
CINDERELLA DANCES WITH THE PRINCE CINDERELLA DANCES WITH THE PRINCE
CINDERELLA RUNS HOME AND LOSES HER SLIPPER CINDERELLA RUNS HOME AND LOSES HER SLIPPER
CINDERELLA TRIES ON THE SLIPPER CINDERELLA TRIES ON THE SLIPPER
CINDERELLA MARRIED TO THE PRINCE CINDERELLA MARRIED TO THE PRINCE
From CINDERELLA From CINDERELLA
Step Sisters and Cinderella Step Sisters and Cinderella
CINDERELLA CINDERELLA

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Cinderella is known as Rashin Coatie in Scotland, Zezolla in Italy, and Yeh-hsien in China
    • ns Cinderella a scullery-maid
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. sinder, scoriæ, slag.

Usage

In literature:

Mollie forgot her Cinderella rags as she listened.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Slippers, too, are seen, and, while not of glass, are suggestive of Cinderella's tiny foot.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Have you ever seen a picture of Cinderella's fairy godmother?
"Five Mice in a Mouse-trap" by Laura E. Richards
The next day the two sisters were at the ball, and so was Cinderella, but dressed more magnificently than before.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
She enchanted everyone as Cinderella.
"The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Harry Furniss
American debut of Mr. and Mrs. Wood in "Cinderella" at the Park Theatre, New York City.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
You see, ladies, it is almost the story of Cinderella over again!
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
And why did he call you Cinderella?
"Highacres" by Jane Abbott
Cinderella's godmother could hardly have done more.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 3 September 1848" by Various
It has chanced that I have been the Cinderella for his eyes.
"Marion Fay" by Anthony Trollope
Did you ever hear about Cinderella, Tilly, and her little glass slipper?
"What She Could" by Susan Warner
The gentle reader knows all about Cinderella; but here was a transformation more surprising.
"The Humourous Story of Farmer Bumpkin's Lawsuit" by Richard Harris
Now, Cinderella's sisters did not love her, and were very unkind to her.
"Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1" by Edward William Cole
That all done, again Cinderella sat down before the fire.
"Our Young Folks--Vol. I, No. II, February 1865" by Various
Sometimes it illustrated well-known fairy tales: Snowdrop in her glass coffin, Cinderella trying on the shoe and so on.
"Fairy Tales from the German Forests" by Margaret Arndt
Cinderella, more splendidly attired and beautiful than ever, followed them shortly after.
"Favorite Fairy Tales" by Various
Then, sure that she was quite alone, Cinderella stole to the mirror.
"The Torch Bearer" by Reina Melcher Marquis
We took a lady for a ride, Cinderella, and she turned into a silver fox.
"Queen of the Flaming Diamond" by Leroy Yerxa
At last, in triumph, at eleven and three-quarters, as they say in Cinderella, we entered the Springfield station.
"Christmas Eve and Christmas Day" by Edward E. Hale
The story of Cinderella originated there.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
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In poetry:

Where does Cinderella sleep?
By far-off day-dream river.
A secret place her burning Prince
Decks, while his heart-strings quiver.
"Parvenu" by Vachel Lindsay
Look me over, kid!
I know I’m neat, -
Little Cinderella from head to feet.
Drinks all night at Club Alabam, -
What comes next I don’t give a damn!
"Little Cinderella" by Lewis Grandison Alexander
IN narrowest girdle, O reluctant Muse,
In closest frock and Cinderella shoes,
Bound to the foot-lights for thy brief display,
One zephyr step, and then dissolve away!
"An After-Dinner Poem" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Members of the Heart of America Youth Ballet in downtown Lee's Summit perform during a dress rehearsal Oct 16 for an upcoming ballet version of " Cinderella, " which will take place Nov 9 and 10 at the Folly Theater in Kansas City.
" Cinderella 's" music seems to wind around and around itself in spots, and in the face of its redundancies Ratmansky's ideas are stretched thin.
The Fine Arts Association presents " Cinderella " by the Lexington Ballet.
Fine Arts Association presents ' Cinderella .
Specialty Car Company Inc. Ashe County Cinderella Scholarship Pageant.
Muse, Kiss, Elizabeth Shepard and ' Cinderella .
For baseball's Cinderella, has midnight finally struck.
Gayla Fox Photography A previous performance of Cinderella by CARE.
The steps to finding the Cinderella wedding shoe.
No offense to Cinderella, but she sort of had it backwards.
Carly Rae Jepsen's viral hit song caps Cinderella -like year for B.C.
And that dream came true for dozens of little girls at Fort Frye High School Friday night as the Fort Frye Drama Department presented child-friendly performances of Disney's "Cinderella" and "Sleeping Beauty.
It looks like Cinderella is finally on her way to the ball.
Cinderella role is a fairytale for Strictly star Camilla Dallerup.
On the way home I tweet about the photos, and Peggy Orenstein, author of Cinderella Ate My Daughter, recommends a book, Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes, by Sharon Lamb and Lyn Mikel Brown.
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In science:

Special mention deserve Cinderella for its use of complex numbers methods as basis for its computations and GeoGebra, whose open source model and effective community development has resulted in a spectacular world wide distribution.
Automatic Deduction in Dynamic Geometry using Sage
The numerical approach, based on interpolation, has been followed, for instance, by the commercial systems Cinderella and Cabri.
Automatic Deduction in Dynamic Geometry using Sage
Kortenkamp (1999): The Interactive Geometry Software Cinderella.
Automatic Deduction in Dynamic Geometry using Sage
Experiments on multilingual passages of Cinderella.
Soft Uncoupling of Markov Chains for Permeable Language Distinction: A New Algorithm
Figure 2 presents such an experiment on a 1Mb text, containing four versions of the same tale (Cinderella, from the Grimm Brothers), in four languages: French, German, Spanish, and English.
Soft Uncoupling of Markov Chains for Permeable Language Distinction: A New Algorithm
Confronted with a ”Cinderella - task” of filtering glueball candidates out of the known q ¯q states, he argued that a sensible method of glueball hunting was to look at the initial state dependence of the observed resonance pattern.
Summary of the Experimental part of the XXXIVth Rencontre de Moriond
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