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Zenelʹophon

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A corruption of Penelophon. The beggar-maid loved by King Copheʹtua.

“The magnanimous and most illustrate king Cophetua set eye upon the pernicious and indubitate beggar Zenelophon.”—Shakespeare: Love’s Labour’s Lost, iv. 1.

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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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Zem
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