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Corycian Cave

(The), on Mount Parnassus; so called from the nymph Corycia. The Muses are sometimes called Corycides (4 syl.).

The immortal Muse
To your calm habitations, to the cave
Corycian ... will guide his footsteps.

Akenside: Hymn to the Naiads.

Corycian Nymphs
(The). The Muses. (See above.)

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