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Attic Boy

(The). Cephalos, beloved by Aurora or Morn; passionately fond of hunting.

Till civil-suited Morn appear,
Not tricked and frounced, as she was wont
With the Attic boy to hunt,
But kerchiefed in a comely cloud.

Milton: Il Penseroso.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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