Ceyx and Halcyone

Ceyx and Halcyone

to perpetuate love, changed into kingfishers after former’s drowning. [Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]

Ceyx and Halcyone

royal couple are changed into sea-birds. [Gk. Myth.: Bulfinch]
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Geoffrey Chaucer uses Ovid's story about Ceyx and Halcyone in his early poem entitled The book of the Duchess.