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Xanthe

[zan-thee] /ˈzæn θi/
noun
1.
a female given name.
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  • Xanthe liked to watch the stream disappear in the myrtle-grove.

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  • Ismene had a daughter herself just Xanthe's age, so it must probably have been true.

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  • Now go, if you choose, and offer sacrifices to Aphrodite, that she may join the hearts of Xanthe and Phaon.

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  • At that time Xanthe was still a child, but Phaon a tall lad.

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  • Xanthe did not go directly down to the sea, but approached her uncle's house to seek Phaon with her eyes.

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  • The youth's composure aroused a storm of indignation in Xanthe's breast.

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  • Xanthe laughed merrily, turned her back on the children, and went slowly down into the valley.

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  • Shortly after the marriage of Xanthe and Phaon, Semestre went to live with her daughter.

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  • Let Phaon live with Xanthe in my house, which will soon be his own, for I am feeble and need help.

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  • Silently he rendered her service after service; but, unfortunately, at this hour Xanthe was not disposed to acknowledge it.

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