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Hermiʹone (4 syl.)

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Wife of Leontēs, King of Silicia. Being suspected of infidelity, she was thrown into jail, swooned, and was reported to be dead. She was kept concealed till her infant Perʹdita was of marriageable age, when Leontēs discovered his mistake, and was reconciled to his wife. (Shakespeare: Winter’s Tale.)

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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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Hermetic Art
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