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Leucothʹea [White Goddess]

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So Ino was called after she became a seanymph. Her son Palæmon, called by the Romans Portuʹnus, or Portumnus, was the protecting genius of harbours.

By Leucothea’s lovely hands,

And her son who rules the strands!”


Milton: Comus, 896–7.

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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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