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 Alcim’edon.Alcinoo poma dare (to give apples to Alcinus). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Alci’na.
 
The personification of carnal pleasure in Orlando Furioso; the Circ of classic fable, and Lab of the Arabians. She enjoyed her lovers for a time, and then changed them into trees, stones, fountains, or beasts, as her fancy dictated.   1
 


 Alcim’edon.Alcinoo poma dare (to give apples to Alcinus). 

 
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