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Literary usage of Nepenthean
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1887)
"He suspects the true nepenthean draught to have been coffee ! From Egypt, according to the antique narrative, it was brought by Helen; and by way of Egypt ..."
2. Works by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy (1838)
"... sweet nepenthean tongue Can charm the pangs of death with deathless song. Canst stinging plague* with easy thoughts beguile, ..."
3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... pi*whom I should not have expected to find an imitator; But them, O Mute! whose sweet nepenthean tongue, Can charm tin: pangs of ili'iith with deathless ..."
4. The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: A New Ed., in Twelve Volumes, to which by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy (1820)
"... O Muse! whose sweet nepenthean tongue Can charm the pangs of death with deathless song, Canst stinging plagues with easy thoughts beguile. ..."