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Hesione

/hɪˈsaɪənɪ/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) daughter of King Laomedon, rescued by Hercules from a sea monster
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  • I cultivated that appearance in the days of my vanity; and hesione insists on my keeping it up.

    Heartbreak House George Bernard Shaw
  • There's something odd about this house, hesione, and even about you.

    Heartbreak House George Bernard Shaw
  • But hesione ransomed her brother, giving her gold-embroidered veil as the price of his freedom.

    The Story of Troy Michael Clarke
  • Well, you are my brother-in-law, hesione asked you to kiss me.

    Heartbreak House George Bernard Shaw
  • When hesione had been bound to the rock, the hero stood beside her and awaited the coming of the serpent.

    The Story of Troy Michael Clarke
  • May not hesione be such a demon, brought forth by you lest I should slay you?

    Heartbreak House George Bernard Shaw
  • Each year this terrible ceremony was repeated, and at last the lot fell upon hesione, the king's only daughter.

  • She is, as I remarked to hesione, a very enterprising woman.

    Heartbreak House George Bernard Shaw
  • I felt sentimental about papa and hesione and the old place.

    Heartbreak House George Bernard Shaw
  • Behind them in the gloom, hesione is strolling about with Mangan.

    Heartbreak House George Bernard Shaw

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