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Statiʹra

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A stock name of those historical romances which represented the fate of empires as turning on the effects produced on a crack-brained lover by some charming Mandaʹna or Statira. In La Calprenède’s Cassandra, Statira is represented as the perfection of female beauty, and is ultimately married to Oroondaʹtes.

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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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Star of Bethlehem (The)
Star of the South
Stars and Garters! (My)
Stars and Stripes (The) or the Star-spangled Banner
Starboard and Larboard
Starch
Starry Sphere
Starvation Dundas
Starved with Cold
Stations
Statira
Stator [the stopper or arrestor]
Statue
Status of Great Men
Statute Fairs
Steak
Steal
Steal a Horse
Steal a March on One (To)
Steam-kettles
Steelyard