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 Melea’ger.Mele’tians. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Melesig’enes.
 
So Homer is sometimes called, because one of the traditions fixes his birthplace on the banks of the Mels, in Ionia. In a similar way we call Shakespeare the “Bard of Avon.” (See HOMER.)   1
       
“But higher sung
Blind Melesigenes—then Homer called.”
       
Milton: Paradise Regained.
 


 Melea’ger.Mele’tians. 

 
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