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Come and take Them


The reply of Leonʹidas, King of Sparta, to the messengers sent by Xerxes to Thermopʹylæ. Xerxes said, “Go, and tell those madmen to deliver up their arms.” Leonidas replied, “Go, and tell Xerxes to come and take them.”

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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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Columbus of the Skies (The)
Column at Boulogne
Columns or Herculēs
Coma Berenices
Comb the Cat (To)
Come and take Them
Come Ather (pron. ah-ther)
Come Down a Peg
Come Down upon One (To)
Come Home
Come it
Come it Strong
Come Lightly
Come Of
Come Off (To)
Come On!