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 Hyperbo’reans (5 syl.).Hypermnestra’. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hyper’ion.
 
Properly, the father of the Sun and Moon, but by poets made a surname of the Sun. Shakespeare makes it a synonym of Apollo. The proper pronunciation is Hyperi’on. Thus Ovid—   1
       
“Placat equo Persis radiis Hyperine cinctum.”
       
Fasti, i. 385.
       
“So excellent a king, that was to this
Hyper’ion to a satyr.”
       
Shakespeare: Hamlet, i. 9.
 


 Hyperbo’reans (5 syl.).Hypermnestra’. 

 
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