The trouble is, Philia has already been promised to the soon-arriving Miles Gloriosus (Tom Sandock), a Roman warrior with a severe case of narcissism easily rivaling that of "Beauty and the Beast's" Gaston.
What does mG stand for?
mG stands for Miles Gloriosus (gaming clan)
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- Menin Gate
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- Metal Gate (semiconductors)
- Metal Gear (game)
- Metallgesellschaft (Frankfurt, Germany)
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- Middle Gimbal (astronomy)
- Middle Ground (sprite comic website)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Neil Callan sent the Michael Jarvistrained raider into the lead two furlongs from home and, once in front, Pressing was never in danger and came clear to beat the staying-on Miles Gloriosus by three and a quarter lengths.
Classic Greek comedy needed to deflate a self-deceived alazon [a braggart character], and Roman comedy needed to chasten a posturing miles gloriosus [boastful sofdier], in order to restore order to a society thrown into confusion.
As in the earlier treatment of The Spanish Tragedy, Kyd's debt to Latin and Italian comedy is considered, this time by way of Soliman and Perseda's miles gloriosus, Basilico, whose antecedents in commedia dell'arte and commedia eriduta allow Erne to suggest comparisons with Shakespearean characters such as Pistol and Falstaff.
Miles Gloriosus turns up to claim his beauty, the parents return early and the plot fizzes into high-octane absurdity, punctuated by a series of cracking numbers.
The beginning point centers around the plays of Plautus, especially Menaechmi, Amphitruo, Mostellaria, Captivi, Miles Gloriosus, Casina, and Rudens, and of Terence, especially Andria, Eunuchus, Hecyra, and Adelphoe.
But at Capannelle on Sunday, the Santiago that once destroyed a German Guineas field reappeared, as he powered away from Miles Gloriosus to land the Group 2 Premio Ribot by three lengths.
But Othello appears to be a "tragic inversion" of the miles gloriosus in whom Shakespeare "inverts the comic stereotype for tragic effect.