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Maid of Athens

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immortalised by Byron, was Theresa Macri. Some twenty-four years after this poem was written the maid was in dire poverty, without a single vestige of beauty. She had a large family, and lived in a hovel.

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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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Mahadi or Hakem
Mahâtmas
Mahdi (The)
Mahmoud of Ghizni
Mahmut
Mahomet or Mohammed
Mahoun
Mahound
Mahu
Maid Marian
Maid of Athens
Maid of Norway
Maid of Orleans
Maid of Perth (Fair)
Maid of Saragossa
Maiden
Maiden Assize (A)
Maiden King (The)
Maiden Lane (London)
Maiden or Virgin Queen
Maiden Town