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[ih-zohl-duh, ih-sohl-] /ɪˈzoʊl də, ɪˈsoʊl-/
a female given name, form of Iseult. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Tristan and Isolda know they are wending to death, and are content.

    Richard Wagner John F. Runciman
  • She opens the casket; "not that phial," says Isolda, "the other."

    Richard Wagner John F. Runciman
  • No; thank you, said Isolda, firmly, one lot is enough for me.

  • Isolda sends for Tristan and tells him he has wronged her, and begs him to drink the cup of peace with her.

    Old Scores and New Readings John F. Runciman
  • Kurvenal bellows out a song praising Tristan as the heroic slayer of Isolda's betrothed, Morold.

    Richard Wagner John F. Runciman
  • Another new theme to be noted is blazed out by the orchestra when Kurvenal tells him Isolda has been sent for.

    Richard Wagner John F. Runciman
  • We all sat silent, busy with our thoughts, and then Isolda shuddered.

  • Its really a wonderful idea, said Isolda, thoughtfully, I wonder no one thought of it before.

  • On board Isolda,— see, she smiles— with the cup that reconciles.

    Tristan and Isolda Richard Wagner
  • Also I know an Isolda; a most respectable married woman, of a sprightly humour and much nimbleness in dodging big emotions.

    In the Mountains Elizabeth von Arnim

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