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Evadne

[ih-vad-nee]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. the wife of Capaneus who threw herself on his funeral pyre.
  2. a daughter of Pelias, king of Iolcus.
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  • Then Aipytos asked of all who dwelt in his house to tell him where he might find the son of Evadne.

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    L. W. Yaggy

  • "Then I will climb up hither and bring you the fruits," said Evadne.

  • Evadne gathered them, and reunited they formed the lyre of Apollo.

  • And then from long habit, he glanced at Evadne's empty place.

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    Virginia Tracy

  • They led to the likeness of his Evadne, of his dear Heroine.

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    Virginia Tracy