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Belvideʹra (in Otway’s Venice Preserved)

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Sir Walter Scott says, “More tears have been shed for the sorrows of Belvideʹra and Monimʹia than for those of Juliet and Desdemona.”

“And Belvidera pours her soul in love.”


Thomson: Winter.

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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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