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Orpheus
used in Henry VIII

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Definition
Greek mythology:  a great musician; when his wife Eurydice died he went to Hades to get her back but failed
  • SONG Orpheus with his lute made trees And the mountain tops that freeze Bow themselves when he did sing.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — London. The Queen's apartments (3% in)

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