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Sappho
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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the Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; much admired although only fragments of her poetry have been preserved (6th century BC)
  • Not one of these glances, nor one sigh, was lost on her; they might have been said to fall on the shield of Minerva, which some philosophers assert protected sometimes the breast of Sappho.
    Chapters 75-76 (61% in)

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