The Nereids, in the Lusiad, says Castera, are the virtues divine and human.
Cassiope boasted that she and her daughter were more beautiful than Juno and the Nereids.
They dance themselves to death on the hills, and are said by the peasants to be victims of the Nereids.
Two enormous fountains adorned with Tritons, Nereids, and Dolphins beautify the court.
What woful invention ...