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Lycʹidas

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The name under which Milton celebrates the untimely death of Edward King, Fellow of Christ College, Cambridge, who was drowned in his passage from Chester to Ireland, August 10th, 1637. He was the son of Sir John King, Secretary for Ireland.

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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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Lusus Naturæ
Lutestring
Lutetia
Luther’s Hymn
Lutherans
Lutin
Luxembergers
Luz or Luez
Lybius (Sir)
Lycaonian Tables [Lycaoniæmensæ]
Lycidas
Lycisca (half-wolf, half-dog)
Lycopodium
Lydford Law
Lydia
Lydia Languish
Lydian Poet (The)
Lying Traveller (The)
Lying by the Wall
Lying for the Whetstone
Lyme-hound

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