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(Greek mythology) the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by Paris

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I was silent; Helen had calmed me; but in the tranquillity she imparted there was an alloy of inexpressible sadness.
I came on purpose to find you, Jane Eyre," said she; "I want you in my room; and as Helen Burns is with you, she may come too.
Miss Temple told Helen Burns to be seated in a low arm-chair on one side of the hearth, and herself taking another, she called me to her side.
Give my letter to Helen, and say whatever you feel yourself, but do keep clear of the relatives.
I only meant would you please only talk the thing over with Helen.
Struggling by her side, Helen was suddenly overcome by the spirit of movement, and pushed along with her skirts wrapping themselves round her knees, and both arms to her hair.
They're old friends," said Helen, smiling at the sight.
On the veranda of Banker White's house Helen was restless and distraught.
George and Helen climbed the hill to the Fair Ground, coming by the path past Waterworks Pond.
Misconstruing this hesitation into indifference - or reluctance even - to accept her gift, Helen suddenly snatched it from my hand, threw it out on to the snow, shut down the window with an emphasis, and withdrew to the fire.
My darling angel - my own Helen,' cried I, now passionately kissing the hand I still retained, and throwing my left arm around her, 'you never shall repent, if it depend on me alone.
Meanwhile Iris went to Helen in the form of her sister-in-law, wife of the son of Antenor, for Helicaon, son of Antenor, had married Laodice, the fairest of Priam's daughters.
When they saw Helen coming towards the tower, they said softly to one another, "Small wonder that Trojans and Achaeans should endure so much and so long, for the sake of a woman so marvellously and divinely lovely.
After this, Menelaus sets sail for Crete, ordering Helen to furnish the guests with all they require until they depart.
The Greeks take up their dead and send envoys to the Trojans demanding the surrender of Helen and the treasure with her.