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 Isme’n (3 syl.)Isme’no (in Jerusalem Delivered). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Isme’nias.
 
A Theban musician of whom Ath’eas, King of the Scyth’ians, declared, “I liked the music of Ismenias better than the braying of an ass.” (Plutarch.)   1
 


 Isme’n (3 syl.)Isme’no (in Jerusalem Delivered). 

 
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