Brewer's: Blue eyed Maid
(The). Minerva, the goddess of wisdom, is so called by Home.
Now Prudence gently pulled the poet's ear, And thus the daughter of the Blue-eyed Maid, In Mattery's coating sounds, divinely said, `O Peter, eldest-born of Phoebus, hear.'
Peter Pindar: A Falling Minister.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894