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[91] Filia Phoebi; Pasiphae, who was the wife of Minos. Slavery then was what she dreaded most. It appeared shameful for her, the daughter of a king, a descendant of Phoebus, and above all, one who had promised herself to Theseus, to be made a captive, and subjected to the imperious humour of a mistress, who, without regard to her birth, might require the most servile submission and attendance.

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