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Neæra

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Any sweetheart or lady-love. She is mentioned by Horace. Virgil, and Tibullus.

“To sport with Amaryllis in the shade.

Or with the tangles of Neæra’s hair.”


Milton: Lycidas.

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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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