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Dulce

or Dulcie

[duhl-see] /ˈdʌl si/
noun
1.
a female given name: from the Latin word meaning “sweet.”.

dulce et decorum est pro patria mori

[doo l-ke et de-koh-room est proh pah-tree-ah moh-ree; English duhl-see et di-kawr-uh m est proh pey-tree-uh mawr-ahy, mohr-ahy, -kohr-uh m] /ˈdʊl kɛ ɛt dɛˈkoʊ rum ɛst proʊ ˈpɑ triˌɑ ˈmoʊ ri; English ˈdʌl si ɛt dɪˈkɔr əm ɛst proʊ ˈpeɪ tri ə ˈmɔr aɪ, ˈmoʊr aɪ, -ˈkoʊr əm/
Latin.
1.
sweet and fitting it is to die for one's country.
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  • No matter of what materials a dish is composed, just so long as it is sweet, it is Dulce.

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  • Phillis and Dulce were in the other attended by that rogue Hamilton and half a dozen more.

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  • And here Dulce broke into actual sobs; for was she not the petted darling?

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  • The action comforted Dulce, and her tears soon ceased to flow.

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  • “Just so,” observed Nan, rather dubiously; and Dulce gave a little gasp.

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  • You have the sweetest voice Dulce, but it is not trained; and I cannot compliment you on your playing.

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  • Dulce did not answer this, but the droop of her lip was piteous; it melted Phillis at once.

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  • “Mammy has never been like this before,” pouted Dulce, when they were left alone.

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  • Dulce grew frightened at last, and tried to coax her cousin away.

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