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Canidʹia

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A sorceress, who could bring the moon from heaven. Alluded to by Horace. (Epodes, v.)

“Your ancient conjurors were wont

To make her [the moon] from her sphere dismount,

And to their incantations stoop.”


Butler: Hudibras, part ii. 3.

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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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