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Hercules's second labor was to kill the Hydra, a nine-headed monster that infested the marshes of Lerna.Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker
One at Lerna was surrounded with pillars, and the structure contained a number of seats affording a cool summer retreat.
He destroyed the Hydra, a serpent with fifty heads, which lived in the marshes of Lerna, and ravaged the surrounding country.The Student's Mythology|Catherine Ann White
The expiatory purifications performed at this place by persons guilty of crimes gave rise to the proverb, “A Lerna of evils.”
He indeed is called by birth a Mycenan, and he dwells at the streams of Lerna, the king Hippomedon.The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.|Euripides