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Loathly Lady

A lady so hideous that no one would marry her except Sir Gawain; and immediately after the marriage her ugliness- the effect of enchantment- disappeared, and she became a model of beauty. Love beautifies.

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