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Aching Void (An)

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That desolation of heart which arises from the recollection of some cherished endearment no longer possessed.

“What peaceful hours I once enjoyed!

How sweet their memory still!

But they have left an aching void

The world can never fill.”


Cowper: Walking with God.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Acherusia
Achillea
Achilles
Achilles
Achilles (pronounce A-kil-leez)
Achilles
Achilles of the West
Achilles Spear
Achilles Tendon
Aching Void (An)
Achitophel
Achor
Acis
Acme
Acmonian Wood (The)
Acoime tæ
Acolyte
Aconite
Acrasia (Self-indulgence)
Acrates