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[si-bil-uh] /sɪˈbɪl ə/
noun, Classical Mythology
an Asian maiden who gained from her lover Apollo the gift of prophecy and long life. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Sibylla's character and temper made the proposition extraordinarily convincing.

    Double Harness Anthony Hope
  • Now it was, of course, about Sibylla that Mrs. Raymore had wanted to hear.

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  • I remember Decima said one day that you appeared to care more for Sibylla West than for her, your sister.

    Verner's Pride Mrs. Henry Wood
  • A reference to this date was always the signal for a kiss from Sibylla.

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  • The brocades had been greatly admired by Sibylla, but these embroidered muslins simply threw her into ecstasies.

    The Missing Merchantman Harry Collingwood
  • I was there when he wanted me, and when he didn't want me I wasn't there, Sibylla.

    Double Harness Anthony Hope
  • Grantley smoked in silence, while Sibylla looked down on the little village below.

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  • Sibylla crept behind Grantley, passing her hand through his arm.

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  • In one hour he had learned that Sibylla was false to him, was about to become the wife of another.

    Verner's Pride Mrs. Henry Wood
  • And Sibylla herself, as he had said, he could always soothe.

    Double Harness Anthony Hope

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