Latona

Mother of Apollo and Diana. When she knelt by a fountain in Delos (infants in arms) to quench her thirst at a small lake, some Lycian clowns insulted her and were turned into frogs.

As when those binds that were transformed to frogs
Railed at Latona's twin-born progeny,
Which after held the sun and moon in fee.

Milton: Sonnets.

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