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Attic Bird (The)

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The nightingale; so called because Philomel was the daughter of the King of Athens.

“Where the Attic bird


Trills her thick-warbled notes the summer long.”


Milton: Paradise Regained, iv. 245–6.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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