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Opheʹlia

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Daughter of Poloʹnius the chamberlain. Hamlet fell in love with her, but after his interview with the Ghost, found it incompatible with his plans to marry her. Ophelia, thinking his “strange conduct” the effect of madness, becomes herself demented, and in her attempt to gather flowers is drowned. (Shakespeare: Hamlet.)

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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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Onus (Latin)
Onus Probandi
Onyx
Opal
Opal of Alphonso XII. (of Spain)
Open Air Mission
Open Question (An)
Open Secret (An)
Open, Sesamë
Open the Ball (To)
Ophelia
Opinicus
Opium-eater (The English)
Oppidan of Eton
Optimë (plural, op-ti-mēs)
Optimism
Opus Majus
Opus Operantis
Opus Operatum
Or Ever
Oracle

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Ophelia