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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Blue-eyed Maid (The).
 
Minerva, the goddess of wisdom, is so called by Homer.   1
       
“Now Prudence gently pulled the poet’s ear,
And thus the daughter of the Blue-eyed Maid,
In flattery’s soothing sounds, divinely said,
       
‘O Peter, eldest-born of Phœbus, hear.’”
       
Peter Pindar: A Falling Minister.
 


 Blue Devils,Blue Fish (The). 

 
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