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Sir Scudamore’s wife; loving and ever-devoted. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
example of the ideal Hindu wife. [Hindu Legend: Benét, 56]
question-and-answer ballad pointing up merits of possible bride. [Br. and Am. Folklore: Leach, 139]
personification of the busy housekeeper. [N.T.: Luke 10:39]
a model of wifely virtue. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
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