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Seleʹnē

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The moon-goddess; sometimes, but improperly, called Diana, as Diana is always called the chaste huntress; but Selene had fifty daughters by Endymion, and several by Zeus, one of whom was called “The Dew” (Erse). Diana is represented with bow and arrow running after the stag; but Selene is represented in a chariot drawn by two white horses; she has wings on her shoulders and a sceptre in her hand

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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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Sedan Chairs
Sedrat
Seedy
Seel
Seemurgh
Seian Horse (The)
Seidlitz Water
Seiks (pron. Seeks)
Selah
Selama or Selemeh
Selenē
Seleucidæ
Selim
Seljuks
Sell
Selling Race (A)
Selling the Pass
Seltzer Water
Semiramis of the North
Senanus. (St.)
Seneca

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Selene