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Lemnian Deed (A)

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One of unusual barbarity and cruelty. The phrase arose from two horrible massacres perpetrated by the Lemnians: the first was the murder of all the men and male children on the island by the women; and the other was the murder by the men of all the children born in the island of Athenian parents.

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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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Legree
Leibnitz-ism or Leibnitzian-ism
Leicester (pron. Lester)
Leicester Square (London)
Leigh (Aurora) (pron. Lee)
Leilah [Li-lah]
Lely (Sir Peter)
Leman (Lake)
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Lemnian Women (The)
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Lemon Soles
Lemster Ore
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Length-month
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