Tethys

The sea, properly the wife of Oceanos.

The golden sun above the watery bed
Of hoary Tethys raised his beamy head.

Hoole's Ariosto, bk. viii.

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