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Alter egʹo

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My double or counterpart. In The Corsican Brothers, the same actor performs the two brothers, the one being the alter ego of the other. (Latin, “a second I”). One who has full powers to act for another.

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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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Alruna-wife (An)
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Altar (An)
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