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Daphʹnis

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A Sicilian shepherd who invented pastoral poetry.

Daphʹnis. The lover of Chloe in the exquisite Greek pastoral romance of Longos, in the fourth century. Daphnis was the model of Allan Ramsay’s Gentle Shepherd, and the tale is the basis of St. Pierre’s Paul and Virginia.

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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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Danism
Dannebrog or Danebrog
Dannocks
Danse
Dansker
Dante and Beatrice
Dantesque
Daphnaida
Daphne
Daphnis
Dapper
Dapple
Darbies
Darby and Joan
Darbyites
Darics (or) Stateres Darici
Dariolet, Dariolette (French)
Darius
Dark
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