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Demophon

by Micha F. Lindemans
The son of Celeus and Metanira, king and queen of Eleusis. Demeter raised the child as a divine being, and put him every night in the fire. When Metania, not knowing Demeter's intent of making the child immortal, walked in one night and saw this she was astonished. The spell, however, was broken and Demphon had to live the rest of his life as a mortal.

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