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 Minerva (in Greek, Athe’n).Minerva Press (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Minerva.
 
Invita Minerva, without sufficient ability; against the grain. Thus, Charles Kean acted comedy invita Minerva, his forte lying another way. Sir Philip Sidney attempted the Horatian metres in English verse invita Minerva.   1
 


 Minerva (in Greek, Athe’n).Minerva Press (The). 

 
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