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 Hippol’ytus,Hippothadee. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hippom’enes (4 syl.).
 
A Grecian prince, who ran a race with Atalanta for her hand in marriage. He had three golden apples, which he dropped one by one, and which the lady stopped to pick up. By this delay she lost the race.   1
 


 Hippol’ytus,Hippothadee. 

 
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