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Alpleich

or “Elfenreigen” (the weird spirit-song), that music which some hear before death. Faber refers to it in his Pilgrims of the Night.

“Hark, hark, my soul! Angelic songs are swelling.”

Pope also says, in the Dying Christian


“Hark! they whisper; angels say,

Sister spirit, come away.”

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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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Alorus
A l’outrance
Alp
Alph
Alpha
Alphabet
Alpheos and Arethusa
Alpheus (in Orlando Furioso)
Alphesibea
Alphonso
Alpleich
Alpue, Alpieu (Alpu)
Alquife (al-kē-fy)
Alrinach
Alruna-wife (An)
Alsatia
Alsvidur
Altamorus (in Jerusalem Delivered)
Altan Kol
Altar (An)
Alter ego