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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Le’on (in Orlando Furioso),
son of Constantine, the Greek emperor, is promised Bradamant in marriage by her parents. Amon and Beatrice; but Bradamant loves Roge’ro. By-and-by a friendship springs up between Leon and Rogero, and when the prince learns that Bradamant and Roge’ro are betrothed to each other, he nobly withdraws his suit, and Rogero marries Bradamant.   1



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