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Calpe (2 syl.)

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Calpë and Abʹyla. The two pillars of Hercules. According to one account, these two were originally only one mountain, which Hercules tore asunder; but some say he piled up each mountain separately, and poured the sea between them.

“Heaves up huge Abyla on Afric’s sand,

Crowns with high Calpë Europe’s salient strand,

Crests with opposing towers the splendid scene,

And pours from urns immense the sea between.”


Darwin: Economy of Vegetation.

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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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Caller Herrings
Calligraphy (The art of)
Callimachos
Calling
Calliope [Kal-lĭ-o-pe, 4 syl., Greek, καλoζ, pψ, beautiful voice]
Callipolis
Callippic Period
Callirrhoe
Calomel
Caloyers
Calpe
Calumet [the peace - pipe]
Calvary [bare skull], Golgotha [skull]
Calvary Clover
Calvary Cross (A)
Calvert’s Entire
Calves
Calves gone to Grass (His)
Calves Head
Calves Head Club
Calvinism

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