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Philemon Henry was proud enough of his pretty sister, and the still fine-looking grand dame Mrs. Wetherill.A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia|Amanda Minnie Douglas
Philemon waited till they were sound asleep before he arranged it.
It does not appear that Onesimus was the slave of Philemon, is the position of the celebrated senatorial abolitionist.
But Paul saw clearly that that would have made Philemon's goodness seem to be of necessity and not of free will.The Literature and History of New Testament Times|J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen
I have been writing a ballad on the death of Philemon, as told by Suidas and Apuleius.'Gryll Grange|Thomas Love Peacock
noun New Testament
masc. proper name, in Greek mythology a pious man, husband of Baucis; from Greek philemon, literally "loving, affectionate," from philein "to love" (see philo-).