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For her part, Melissa shows the frustration and powerlessness of a woman devoted to a man she no longer understands – or trusts.War Is About More Than Heroes, Martyrs, and Patriots|Nathan Bradley Bethea|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, Melissa said, the show could only end with—as her mother would want—a joke.
"Melissa, you're from part of me that cannot be lasered off," Rivers said.
Yet even as her mother lobbed insults, Melissa was shown looking on, delight and pride in her eyes.
She cherished her photographs the most: of Rosenberg, Melissa, and Cooper.
"I have fallen a victim to the fever of love, my Philostratus," he cried, with a tender glance at Melissa.A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete|Georg Ebers
“Melissa would hardly have had time to get here since we saw her in the drug store,” said Terry.Missing at Marshlands|Cleo Garis
Melissa's soul dropped a trifle: it still clogged her throat, but she was able to form words.Missy|Dana Gatlin
It was called "Alonzo and Melissa," which was enough to condemn it in your eyes.Humanly Speaking|Samuel McChord Crothers
Returning to the dancing-room, he made his way to Mrs. Lance, Melissa's mother, who was sitting near the window.A Tar-Heel Baron|Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
fem. proper name, from Latin, from Greek (Ionic) melissa (Attic melitta) "honeybee," also "one of the priestesses of Delphi," from PIE *melit-ya, suffixed form of *melit- "honey" (cf. Greek meli, Latin mel "honey; sweetness;" Albanian mjal' "honey;" Old Irish mil "honey," Irish milis "sweet;" Old English mildeaw "nectar," milisc "honeyed, sweet;" Old High German milsken "to sweeten;" Gothic miliþ "honey").