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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Goddess Mothers (The).
 
What the French call “bonnes dames” or “les dames blanches,” the prototype of the fays; generally represented as nursing infants on their laps. Some of these statues made by the Gauls or Gallo-Romans are called “Black Virgins.”   1
 


 God-child.Godfather. 

 
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