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Heʹro and Leanʹder

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The tale is that Hero, a priestess of Venus, fell in love with Leander, who swam across the Hellespont every night to visit her. One night he was drowned, and heart-broken Hero drowned herself in the same sea.

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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 Philosophy
Hermetic Powder
Hermetically Sealed
Hermia
Hermione
Hermit (The English)
Hermit
Hermite
Hermoth or Hermod
Hero
Hero and Leander
Hero Children
Heroes scratched off Church-doors
Heroic Age
Heroic Medicines
Heroic Size
Heroic Verse
Herod
Herod’s Death (Acts xii. 23)
Herodotus of Old London (The)
Heron-crests