(Greek mythology) wife of Nereus and mother of the Nereids
a small region of ancient Greece where the Doric dialect was spoken
a genus of nudibranchiate mollusks having a wreath of branchiae on the back
Origin: [L. Doris, the daughter of Oceanus, and wife of Nereus, Gr. .]
Doris is a "comedy opera" in three acts by Alfred Cellier, with a libretto by B. C. Stephenson. After the phenomenal success of Cellier and Stephenson's Dorothy, the pair were hoping for another big hit. Doris turned out to be only modestly successful. It opened at the Lyric Theatre in London on 20 April 1889 and ran for 202 performances. It starred Arthur Williams, Ben Davies, Alice Barnett, Hayden Coffin, Furneaux Cook and John Le Hay. The New York Times review stated: Another critic concluded, "The libretto of Doris is so feeble that I misdoubt even Cellier's music, the splendid mounting of the piece, and the interesting Elizabethan processions pulling it through. What judicious compression and unscrupulous 'gagging' may accomplish one cannot, of course, venture to prophesy. I understood that at the end of Dorothy's run very little if any of the original dialogue remained. It had been improved out of recognition. Still, both Dorothy and Falka rejoiced in plain straightforward stories everyone could understand. The difficulty is to make head or tail of Doris."
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a small mountainous country of ancient Greece, S. of Thessaly, and embracing the valley of the Pindus.
the wife of Nereus, and mother of the Nereids.
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The numerical value of DORIS in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of DORIS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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Oh my God, that’s the sweetest person who’s ever lived, we had more fun, more good times than I think two people have ever had working together. We talk to each other once a month on the phone. We talk about good times. We have a wonderful conversation every time we talk. I ’ll send her my spaghetti sauce, she sends me a piece of cake she’s made or something. We’re very close. Whatever you think about Doris, it’s true. She’s as sweet and as wonderful as anybody you’ve ever known. I just adore here.
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