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Burning Crown (A)

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A crown of red-hot iron set on the head of regicides.

“He was adjudged


To have his head seared with a burning crown.”


Tragedy of Hoffmann. (1631.)

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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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Burning Crown (A)
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