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Damia

[dam-ee-uh] /ˈdæm i ə/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
a spirit of fertility.
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  • Damia had looked after him in silence and had ever afterwards avoided mentioning his name in Gorgo's presence.

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  • At last it was Damia who spoke, asking to be carried into the women's rooms.

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  • Damia drew the head of the kneeling girl close to her bosom and pressed her lips to Gorge's brow.

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  • The venerable Damia, her son Porphyrius, and the fair Gorgo were in fact a trio such as are rarely met with.

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  • "He cannot help it," interrupted Damia with decisive abruptness.

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  • Damia had sent a slave-girl down to say that they might leave off work and rest till next day if they chose.

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  • Meanwhile she thought over Marcus' startling speech, Damia's injunctions and Herse's warnings.

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  • The waiting-woman proceeded to pick them up: but Damia again became unconscious.

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  • But it is your 'noble lady Damia'—that old woman, who has told you what to say.

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