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Note to A Midsummer's Night Dream, 1.1.73: "Chanting faint hymns to the cold fruitless moon"
Chanting faint hymns to the cold fruitless moon:Diana, the goddess of chastity, is also the moon goddess. Apparently Shakespeare's idea is that in a pre-Christian era Hermia would become a "nun" to Diana.
Artemis (Diana) Greek goddess of mountains, forests, and hunting