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Acraʹsia (Self-indulgence)

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An enchantress who lived in the “Bower of Bliss,” situate in “Wandering Island” She transformed her lovers into monstrous shapes, and kept them captives. Sir Guyon having crept up softly, threw a net over her, and bound her in chains of adamant; then broke down her bower and burnt it to ashes.—Spenser: Faëry Queen, ii. 12.

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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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Achilles Tendon
Aching Void (An)
Achitophel
Achor
Acis
Acme
Acmonian Wood (The)
Acoime tæ
Acolyte
Aconite
Acrasia (Self-indulgence)
Acrates
Acre
Acre-fight
Acre-shot
Acres
Acroamatics
Acroatic
Acrobat
Acropolis
Acrostic (Greek, akros stichos)

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Acrasia