Friendship

(Examples of):

Achilles and Patroclos, Greeks.

Amys and Amylion (q.v.), Feudal History. Baccio (Fra Bartholomew) and Mariotto,artists. Basil and Gregory.

Burke and Dr. Johnson.

Christ and the “Beloved disciple,” New Testament. Damon and Pythias, Syracusans.

David and Jonathan,Old Testament.

Diomedes and Sthenalos,Greeks.

Epaminondas and Pelopidas,Greeks.

Goethe and Schiller. (See Carlyle:Schiller, p. 168.) Hadrian and Antinous.

Harmodois and Aristogiton, Greeks.

Hercules [Herakles] and Iolaos, Greeks.

Idomonenus (4 syl.), and Merion, Greeks.

Maurice (F. D.), and C. Kingsley.

Montaigne and Etienne de la Boëtie,French. Nisus and Euryalus, Trojans.

Pylades and Orestes, Greeks.

Sacharissa and Amoret, Syracusans.

Septimios and Alcander, Greeks.

Theseus (2 syl.) and Pyrithoos, Greeks.

William of Orange and Bentinck. (See Macaulay:History, i. p. 411.)

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