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Conscious Water

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The conscious water saw its God, and blushed (Nympha pudica Deum vidit, et erubuit). Crashaw’s epigram on the miracle of Cana in Galilee. “The modest water” would be a closer rendering.

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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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