Belphoebe


Belphoebe

Belphoebe (i. e. "Beautiful Diana") or Belphebe is a huntress in "The Faerie Queene", the impersonation of Queen Elizabeth, conceived of, however, as a pure, high-spirited maiden, rather than a queen.


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