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Silvia

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

In Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, the duke of Milan's daughter. The famous song ‘Who is Silvia?’ (iv. ii) is addressed to her.

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Silvia

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Heroine of Torquato Tasso's Aminta; also the name of the subject of a famous poem by Leopardi, ‘A Silvia’.

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Silvia

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 86 words.

From Roman legend. Rhea Silvia was, according to Roman tradition, the mother of the twins Romulus and Remus, who founded

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Silvia

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 56 words.

In Roman mythology the mother of romulus and Remus. In Shakespeare’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1594) Silvia

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Silvia

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 84 words.

Southern Italian and Portuguese: from the female personal name Silvia. According to classical legend, this was the name of

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Silvia

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 26 words.

in Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, the duke of Milan's daughter. The famous song ‘Who is Silvia?’ (

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Silvia

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

In Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, the duke of Milan's daughter. The famous song ‘Who is Silvia?’ (iv. ii) is addressed to her.

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To Silvia

Robert Herrick.

Edited by Tom Cain and Ruth Connolly.

in The Complete Poetry of Robert Herrick, Vol. 1

Primary Text.

Pardon my trespasse (Silvia) I confesse,

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To Silvia

Robert Herrick.

Edited by F. W. Moorman.

in The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick

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Pardon my trespasse (Silvia) I confesse,

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To Silvia

Robert Herrick.

Edited by L. C. Martin.

in The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick

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Pardon my trespasse (Silvia) I confesse,

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To Silvia

Robert Herrick.

Edited by Tom Cain and Ruth Connolly.

in The Complete Poetry of Robert Herrick, Vol. 1

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No more my Silvia, do I mean to pray

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