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Diapaʹson

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Dryden says—        

“From harmony, from heavenly harmony

The universal frame began;


From harmony to harmony


Throʹ all the compass of the notes it ran,

The diapason closing full in man.”

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Song for St. Cecilia’s Day.

According to the Pythagoreʹan system, the world is a piece of harmony, and man the full chord.

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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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Diana
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Dicers Oaths
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