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Guyon (Sir)

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The impersonation of Temperance or Self-government. He destroyed the witch Acraʹsia, and her bower, called the “Bower of Bliss.” His companion was Prudence. (Spenser: Faërie Queene, book ii.)

The word Guyon is the Spanish guiar (to guide), and the word temperance is the Latin temʹpero (to guide).

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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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