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Easter-day Sun

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It was formerly a common belief that the sun danced on Easter Day. Sir Thomas Browne combats the notion in his Vulgar Errors.        

“But oh, she dances such a way,

No sun upon an Easter day


Is half so fine a sight.”


Sir John Suckling.

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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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East Indies
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Easter-day Sun
Easter Eggs
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Eat not the Brain
Eat not the Heart
Eat One’s Heart Out (To)
Eats his Head Off (The horse)
Eating One’s Terms
Eating Together
Eau de Cologne
Eau de Vie