BERENICE'S HAIR, n. A constellation (_Coma Berenices_) named in honor of one who sacrificed her hair to save her husband.   Her locks an ancient lady gave  Her loving husband's life to save;  And men - they honored so the dame -  Upon some stars bestowed her name.   But to our modern married fair,  Who'd give their lords to save their hair,  No stellar recogni. -Ambrose Bierce

 

BERENICE'S HAIR, n. A constellation (_Coma Berenices_) named in honor of one who sacrificed her hair to save her husband. Her locks an ancient lady gave Her loving husband's life to save; And men - they honored so the dame - Upon some stars bestowed her name. But to our modern married fair, Who'd give their lords to save their hair, No stellar recogni.


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