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Grizʹel or Grissel

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Octavia, wife of Marc Antony and sister of Augustus Cæsar, is called the “patient Grizel” of Roman story. (See Grisilda.)

“For patience she will prove a second Grissel.”


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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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