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 Maid Ma’rian.Maid of Norway. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Maid of Athens,
immortalised by Byron, was Theresa Macri. Some twenty-four years after this poem was written the maid was in dire poverty, without a single vestige of beauty. She had a large family, and lived in a hovel.   1

 Maid Ma’rian.Maid of Norway. 

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