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Death

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according to Milton, is twinkeeper with Sin, of Hell-gate.        

“The other shape


(If shape it might be called that shape had none

Distinguishable in member, joint, or limb;

Or substance might be called that shadow seemed;) … .

The likeness of a kingly crown had on.”

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Milton: Paradise Lost, ii. 666–673.

Death. (See Black Death.)

Death stands, like Mercuries, in every way. (See Mercury.)

Till death us do part. (See Depart.)

Angel of Death. (See Abou-Jahia Azrael.)

At death’s door. On the point of death; very dangerously ill.

In at the death. Present when the fox was caught and killed.

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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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