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Glaucus

(glô`kəs), in Greek mythology. 1 Sea god who loved ScyllaScylla
, in Greek mythology. 1 Sea monster. According to one legend Circe, jealous of the sea god Glaucus' love for Scylla, changed her from a beautiful nymph into a horrible doglike creature with six heads and twelve feet; according to another, Amphitrite, jealous of
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. 2 Trojan hero who, according to Homer, exchanged his golden armor for the bronze armor of Diomedes. 3 Son of SisyphusSisyphus
, in Greek mythology, son of Aeolus and founder and king of Corinth. Renowned for his cunning, he was said to have outwitted even Death. For his disrespect to Zeus, he was condemned to eternal punishment in Tartarus.
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 and father of BellerophonBellerophon
, in Greek mythology, son of Glaucus (3;) originally called Hipponoüs. He changed his name after he murdered a countryman and was forced to flee to exile.
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. He was devoured by his own horses.

Glaucus

handsome, wealthy young Greek pursued by various ladies. [Br. Lit.: The Last Days of Pompeii, Magill I, 490–492]

Glaucus

loses love, Scylla, when she is made monster. [Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]
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2) This is an allusion to the instruction which Glaucus received from his father 'always to be the best and to tower above the rest for ever' (Homer, Iliad 6.
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martial ethos in his speech to Glaucus in Book XII; Tlepolemos, the son
37-39), that those fifteen Hopkins lines evoke special Lancastrian pronunciations of a girl's nickname ("Margaret"); recall long-ago Roman Catholic Lancastrian women who shared that girl character's given name; allude meaningfully to a literary encounter of Glaucus and Diomede, in a leafy grove, within the pages of Chapman's Homer; and refer, additionally, to such diverse literary ancestors of Hopkins as Goethe and Dante.
Clarissa: A new Character added in the subsequent Editions, to open more clearly the MORAL of the Poem, in a parody of the speech of Sarpedon to Glaucus in Homer.
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