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Geneuʹra (g soft)


Daughter of the King of Scotland. Lurcaʹnio carried her off captive, and confined her in his father’s castle. She loved Ariodantēs, who being told that she was false, condemned her to die for incontinence, unless she found a champion to defend her. Ariodantēs himself became her champion, and, having vindicated her innocence, married her. This is a satire on Arthur, whose wife intrigued with Sir Launcelot. (Orlando Furioso, bk. 1.)

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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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