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Cassanʹdra

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Daughter of Priam, gifted with the power of prophecy; but Apollo, whom she had offended, brought it to pass that no one believed her predictions. (Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida.)

“Those who foresee and predict the downfall, meet with the fate of Cassandra.”—The Times.

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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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Caryates or Caryatids
Caryatic Order or Caryatidic Order
Casabianca
Casca
Case (To)
Case-hardened
Cashier
Casino
Casket Homer
Caspar
Cassandra
Cassation
Cassi
Cassibelan
Cassio (in Shakespeare’s Othello)
Cassiopeia [the lady in the chair]
Cassiterides
Cast About (To)
Cast Accounts (To)
Cast Anchor (To)
Cast Aside (To)

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Cassandra