Canidia

A sorceress, who could bring the moon from heaven. Alluded to by Horace. (Epodes, v.)

Your ancient conjurors were wont
To make her [the moon] from her sphere dismount, 
And to their incantations stoop.

Butler: Hudibras, part ii. 3.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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