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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Progn’e or Prok’ne.
 
The swallow. (See NIGHTINGALE.)   1
       
“As Progn or as Philome’la mourns . .
That finds the nest by cruel hands dispoiled; . .
So Bradamant laments her absent knight.”
       
Orlando Furioso, book xxiii.
 


 Prog.Progress. 

 
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