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Chaonian Bird (The)

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The dove So called because it delivered the oracles of Chaonia (Dodõna).

“But the mild swallow none with toils infest,

And none the soft Chaonian bird molest.”


Ovid: Art of Love, ii.

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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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