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Borden, Lizzie (1860–1927)
and Sharezer murder father, Sennacherib, for Assyrian throne. [O.T.: II Kings 19:37]
woman accused of butchering father and stepmother with ax (1872). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 91]
killed his father at his mother’s instigation. [Br. Balladry: Edward in Benét, 302]
kills father in argument not knowing his identity. [Gk. Lit.: Oedipus Rex]
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