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Lemnian Women (The)


A somewhat similar story is told of these women to that of the Danaidēs (q.v.). When they found that their husbands liked the Thracian women better than themselves, they agreed together to murder every man in the island. Hypsiphʹylē saved her father, and was sold to some pirates as a slave.

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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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Leibnitz-ism or Leibnitzian-ism
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Leigh (Aurora) (pron. Lee)
Leilah [Li-lah]
Lely (Sir Peter)
Leman (Lake)
Lemnian Deed (A)
Lemnian Earth
Lemnian Women (The)
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