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Belphœbe

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meant for Queen Elizabeth. She was sister of Amʹoret. Equally chaste, but of the Diana and Minerva type. Cold as an icicle, passionless, immovable. She is a white flower without perfume, and her only tender passion is that of chivalry. Like a moonbeam, she is light without warmth. You admire her as you admire a marble statue. (Spenser: Faërie Queene, book iii.)

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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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Bellona
Bellows
Bellwether of the Flock
Belly
Belly-timber
Belomancy (Greek)
Beloved Disciple
Beloved Physician
Below the Belt
Belphegor
Belphœbe
Belt
Beltane
Belted Knight
Belted Will
Beltenebros
Belvawney (Miss)
Belvedere [bel-ve-dear]
Belvidera (in Otway’s Venice Preserved)
Bemuse
Ben

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Belphœbe