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Sappho
used in Middlemarch

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the Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; much admired although only fragments of her poetry have been preserved (6th century BC)
  • For he was not one of those gentlemen who languish after the unattainable Sappho's apple that laughs from the topmost bough—the charms which "Smile like the knot of cowslips on the cliff, Not to be come at by the willing hand."
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (48% in)

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