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Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.318Subtle as Sphinx; as sweet and musicalSubtill as Sphinx, as sweet and musicall,

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Sphinxfemale monster who killed people unable to answer its riddle

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Classical mythology... sphinx lll iv iii 318 subtle as sphinx female monster who killed people unab...

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SPHINXBASICsphinx n

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