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Leucothea

[White Goddess]. So Ino was called after she became a seanymph. Her son Palæmon, called by the Romans Portunus, or Portumnus, was the protecting genius of harbours.

By Leucothea's lovely hands.
And her son who rules the strands!

Milton: Comus, 896-7.

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