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DefinitionEgyptian mythology: goddess of fertility and protector of sailors; took the role of goddess of the dead and of funeral rights when her husband, Osiris died
- The colleges are ancient and picturesque; the streets are almost magnificent; and the lovely Isis, which flows beside it through meadows of exquisite verdure, is spread forth into a placid expanse of waters, which reflects its majestic assemblage of towers, and spires, and domes, embosomed among aged trees.Chapter 19 (33% in)
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