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Example sentences from the Web for cordelia
Fortunately for the reader, Cordelia is even more headstrong than she is self-obsessed.
Loyal to her father and bound to the sea, Cordelia wants nothing more than to be acknowledged as truly worth of the Kings name.
As Cordelia learns, the myths that define us are finally meant to be defied, too.
For her part, Cordelia ruminates endlessly about the family legacy and her place in it.
Edmund, after the defeat of the opposing army, sends Lear and Cordelia to prison.
By what strange fatality does it happen that Lear has such daughters and Cordelia such sisters?
Like Cordelia in the play she could not speak untruths even for her own happiness.Good Stories For Great Holidays|Frances Jenkins Olcott
"Oh, Harold, we were just sure you were going to be late," cried Cordelia.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
Cordelia, fighting against her own blood, is betrayed to death by one who claims to love her sisters.William Shakespeare|John Masefield
Cultural definitions for cordelia
The youngest of the king's three daughters in the play King Lear, by William Shakespeare. King Lear at first thinks her ungrateful to him because she refuses to flatter him as her sisters do; he soon finds out that she is the only one of the three who genuinely cares for him.