Origin of Capricornus
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These are the stars which we call Capricornus and Alpha Lyra.Japanese Fairy World
William Elliot Griffis
"That's the Mouse, Mr. Vivian," remarked Capricornus, proudly.
For Capricornus's sake and for Corona's all this is hid from the world.
Wait till Capricornus has got his Latin by heart and gone to Oxford.
Capricornus used to tell Madame what the weather'd be as soon as he could talk.
- a faint zodiacal constellation in the S hemisphere, lying between Sagittarius and Aquarius
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- A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Aquarius and Sagittarius. Capricorn (the Goat) is the tenth sign of the zodiac.
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