In Greek mythology, Niobe was a princess who had twelve children. She boasted of them to Leto who only had two, Apollo and Artemis who put Niobe’s children to death. Niobe was turned to a stone waterfall that constantly weeps.
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Ellsworth D. Foster ed. The American Educator (vol. 5) (Chicago, IL: Ralph Durham Company, 1921)