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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LAMIA

But before it falls, a Lamia comes to his aid and kills his sister.

Suppose Dunnan comes and finds nobody here but Spasso and the Lamia?

"We had better get the Lamia in condition first," Trask said.

From the way the Space Scourge and Lamia people laughed, it evidently was.

The Lamia bore a coiled snake with the head, arms and bust of a woman.

Compare this conception of melancholy with the passage in Lamia, i. 190-200.

Lamia can separate the elements and give beauty and pleasure unalloyed.

Ceres was the goddess of harvest, the mother of Proserpine (Lamia, i. 63, note).

Lamia struck his imagination, but his heart was given to Isabella.

According to some accounts she is not unlike Lamia, and has the form of a serpent.