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 Laocoon [La-ok’-o-on].Laodice’an. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Laodami’a.
 
The wife of Protesila’os, who was slain before Troy. She begged to be allowed to converse with her dead husband for only three hours, and her request was granted; when the respite was over, she accompanied the dead hero to the shades of death. Wordsworth has a poem on the subject.   1
 


 Laocoon [La-ok’-o-on].Laodice’an. 

 
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