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 Phillis.Philocte’ts. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Philoc’lea,
 
in Sidney’s Arcadia, is Lady Penelope Devereux, with whom he was in love; but the lady married another, and Sir Philip transferred his affections to Frances, eldest daughter of Sir Francis Walsingham.   1
 


 Phillis.Philocte’ts. 

 
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