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Thetis, a sea-goddess; mother of Achilles: Troil. I, 3, 212. III, 3, 94. Confounded with Tethys, the wife of Oceanus, and used for the sea, the ocean: “let the ruffian Boreas once enrage the gentle T.” Troil. I, 3, 39. “T., being proud, swallowed some part o'the earth,” Per. IV, 4, 39. Cleopatra called so by Antony in their naval war against Octavius: Ant. III, 7, 61.
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