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Pyrʹamus

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The lover of Thisbë. Supposing Thisbe to be torn to pieces by a lion, he stabbed himself, and Thisbe, finding the dead body, stabbed herself also. Both fell dead under a mulberrytree, which has ever since borne bloodred fruit. Shakespeare has a travesty of this tale in his Midsummer Night’s Dream. (Ovid: Metamorphoses, bk. iv.)

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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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