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Elia

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A nom de plume adopted by Charles Lamb. (Essays of Elia.)        

“The adoption of this signature was purely accidental. Lamb’s first contribution to the London Magazine was a description of the old South-Sea House, where he had passed a few monthsʹ novitiate as a clerk, … and remembering the name of a gay light-hearted foreigner, who fluttered there at the time, substituted his name for his own.”—Talfourd.

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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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Elf-arrows
Elf-fire
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Elf-locks
Elf-marked
Elf-shot
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Elgin Marbles
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Eliakim
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