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The country was at that time ravaged by a dragon whose lair was a great pond near the royal city of Silene.Tuscan Sculpture of the Fifteenth Century|Estelle M. Hurll
Styles 5, rarely 4, and pod opening by as many or twice as many teeth; otherwise nearly as in Silene.
It feeds on the roots of seaside campion (Silene maritima), July to September.The Moths of the British Isles, First Series|Richard South
Longitudinal section of flower of Silene Pennsylvanica, showing stipe between calyx and corolla.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
He went to Silene, the moon-goddess, whose light rivalled that of the sun himself, and challenged her to a game of tables.Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt|Lewis Spence