Xanthe liked to watch the stream disappear in the myrtle-grove.
Ismene had a daughter herself just Xanthe's age, so it must probably have been true.
Now go, if you choose, and offer sacrifices to Aphrodite, that she may join the hearts of Xanthe and Phaon.
At that time Xanthe was still a child, but Phaon a tall lad.
Xanthe did not go directly down to the sea, but approached her uncle's house to seek Phaon with her eyes.
The youth's composure aroused a storm of indignation in Xanthe's breast.
Xanthe laughed merrily, turned her back on the children, and went slowly down into the valley.
Shortly after the marriage of Xanthe and Phaon, Semestre went to live with her daughter.
Let Phaon live with Xanthe in my house, which will soon be his own, for I am feeble and need help.
Silently he rendered her service after service; but, unfortunately, at this hour Xanthe was not disposed to acknowledge it.