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Sibylla

[si-bil-uh] /sɪˈbɪl ə/
noun, Classical Mythology.
1.
an Asian maiden who gained from her lover Apollo the gift of prophecy and long life.
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  • He inspected the cave of the Sibylla of Cumae, but what it meant to him we do not know.

  • But Sibylla could no more have gone below than she could have flown.

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  • "The boy's all right, and Sibylla's quite well," she answered.

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  • Sibylla was in wonderful health now, and at the best of her looks.

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  • Sibylla did listen; it was easier to do that than to talk on the subject herself.

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  • Sibylla looked at her, and a faint touch of colour rose on her cheeks.

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  • She looked up at Sibylla with a plaintiveness coloured by malice.

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  • Sibylla walked across the room and rang the bell for the baby's nurse.

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  • For such views in Sibylla Jeremy had always had denunciations ready.

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  • A reference to this date was always the signal for a kiss from Sibylla.

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