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Creature-comforts

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Food and other things necessary for the comfort of the body. Man being supposed to consist of body and soul, the body is the creature, but the soul is the “vital spark of heavenly flame.”

“Mr. Squeers had been seeking in creature-comforts [brandy and water] temporary forget-fulness of his unpleasant situation.”—Dickens: Nicholas Nickleby.

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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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Crapaud or Johnny Crapaud
Crape … . Lawn
Cravat
Craven
Crawley
Crayon (Geoffrey)
Creaking Doors hang the Longest
Create. Make
Creature (The)
Creature-comforts
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Credence Table
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Crédit Mobilier (French)
Crekenpit
Cremona
Cremonas
Creole
Crepidam
Crescent