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Minʹcio or Minʹtio

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The birthplace of Virgil. The Clitumnus, a river of Umbria, was the residence of Propertius; the Anio is where Horace had a villa; the river Melēs, in Ionia, is the supposed birthplace of Homer. Littleton refers to all these in his Monody on Miss Fortescue.

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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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