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Let the dead bury the dead. Let bygones be bygones. Donʹt rake up old and dead grievances.

Let me entreat you to let the dead bury the dead, to cast behind you every recollection of bygone evils, and to cherish, to love, to sustain one another through all the vicissitudes of human affairs in the times that are to come.”—Gladstone: Home Rule Bill (February 13th, 1893).

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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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De Jure (Latin)
De Lunatico Inquirendo (Latin)
De Mortuis Nil Nisi Bonum
De Nihilo Nihil Fit (Latin)
De Novo (Latin)
De Profundis [Out of the depths]
De Rigueur
De Trop (French)
Dead Drunk
Dead-flat (A)
Dead Freight
Dead Hand (A)
Dead Heat
Dead Horse
Dead Languages
Dead Letter