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Laodice

[ ley-od-uh-see ]

noun

  1. (in the Iliad ) a daughter of Priam and Hecuba who chose to be swallowed up by the earth rather than live as a Greek concubine.


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Go, Hannah; make Laodice ready–preparations are almost complete; be not her obstacle.

But Laodice is too young to have part in the conflict of nations, the business of Heaven and earth and the end of all things!

Alarmed without understanding, Laodice had risen and was drawn as far as she might from the serving-woman.

Costobarus, a little discomfited that he had been surprised with Laodice's dowry exposed, spoke briskly.

But Laodice, so filled with loneliness and apprehension, was moved to sympathy for the solitary and friendless woman.

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