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Cleopatra

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Definition last Pharaoh of ancient Egypt; beautiful and charismatic queen; mistress of Julius Caesar and later of Mark Antony; killed herself to avoid capture by Octavian (69-30 BC)
  • Philosopher Blaise Pascal wrote that had Cleopatra been less beautiful, the whole world would have changed.
  • You left out marrying Cleopatra.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra dramatic?
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Cleopatra married her brother.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • What does your Shakespeare say of Cleopatra?
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • Sally, who taught you to paint your eyes like Cleopatra?
    Sandra Cisneros  --  The House on Mango Street
  • She lays close to the Endymion, between her and the Cleopatra, just to the eastward of the sheer hulk.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • The detractors asserted that the movie was an example of Western propaganda that sought toerase the fact that Cleopatra was an African woman.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Who suggested that Cleopatra smuggle herself in a carpet?
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • Here's the fool, here's the villain, here in a car comes Cleopatra, burning on her barge.
    Virginia Woolf  --  The Waves
  • Antony and Cleopatra WE FOUND Thea's house ready.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Professor Nolan introduced Deino, saying that she'd finished an amazing eleventh overall, and then Deino began Cleopatra's death scene monologue.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • We grow a fruit here called the Cleopatra tangerine, and we sell it to citrus packers and juice companies.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • Her bangs stood out from her forehead in a Cleopatra look.
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • "Cleopatra," Conseil shot back.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Felicity straightens like Cleopatra's Needle.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • Just get her here, in Cleopatra's carpet, if you have to!
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • That boy's business of the intoxication of language—Antony and Cleopatra—had shrivelled utterly.
    Virginia Woolf  --  Mrs. Dalloway
  • What was Shakespeare's state of mind, for instance, when he wrote LEAR and ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA?
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Room of One's Own
  • I should not be surprised to see Cleopatra walking among us.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing

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