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Atlanteʹan Shoulders

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Shoulders able to bear a great weight, like those of Atlas, which, according to heathen mythology, supported the whole world.

“Sage he stood,


With Atlantean shoulders fit to bear

The weight of mightiest monarchies.”


Milton: Paradise Lost, book ii. 305–7.

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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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Athens
Athole Brose (Scotch)
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Atin
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