noun Classical Mythology.
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All around were amazed, and trembled before the glorious Minerva, except the angry Arachne.
All the beholders saw that Minerva had surpassed Arachne, and felt that the proud girl must be punished for her pride and impiety.
But Arachne still thought she could excel the goddess in weaving, and, as Minerva said no more, the contest began.
Arachne showed Leda and the swan, and Europa and the bull, with such fidelity to nature that they seemed to move and breathe.
But Arachne only grew bolder, and said openly that she would not be afraid to challenge the goddess to a contest.Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker