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THE SHRINE OF VENUS, by            
First Line: Fair aphrodite, from this marble fane
Last Line: Beholds her image, and is lull'd asleep.
Alternate Author Name(s): Anytes
Subject(s): Mythology - Classical; Venus (goddess)


Fair Aphrodite, from this marble fane
Delights to gaze upon the glassy main,
Smoothing the sailor's pathway—while the deep
Beholds her image, and is lull'd asleep.





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