Lethean Dew

Dreamy forgetfulness; a brown study. Lethe, in mythology, is the river of forgetfulness. Sometimes incorrectly called Lethean.

The soul with tender luxury you [Muses] fill,
And o'er the senses Lethean dews distill.

Falconer: The Shipwreck, iii. 4.

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