noun Classical Mythology.
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A later form of the legend identifies Daphnis with a Phrygian hero, and makes him the teacher of Marsyas.
When he had nothing to do he painted for one of the Duchess's cabinets all the pastoral romance of "Daphnis and Chloe."The Memoirs of the Louis XIV. and The Regency, Complete|Elizabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse d'Orleans
They cheered their flocks who lay mourning for Daphnis on the hills.Essays on the Greek Romances|Elizabeth Hazelton Haight
Longus's Daphnis and Chlo is a pastoral,—it would burn well.
Daphnis and Chlo, two children found by shepherds, grow up together, nourishing a mutual love which neither suspects.