James Howell's Lexicon Tetraglotton (1660) frontispiece,
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IVliet. A noble mayden of the Cytye Verona in Italye, whyche loued Romeus, eldest sonne of the Lorde Montesche, and beinge pryuely maryed togyther: he at last poysoned hym selfe for loue of her. she for sorowe of hys deathe, slewe her selfe in the same Tombe, wyth hys dagger.
Ovid, Hermaphroditus and Salmacis (1565)

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