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Emʹeralds

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According to tradition, if a serpent fixes its eyes upon an emerald it becomes blind. (Ahmed ben Abdalaziz: Treatise on Jewels.)

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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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Em
Embargo
Embarras de Richesse
Ember Days
Ember Weeks
Emblem
Emblems of the Jewish Temple
Embryo
Emelye
Emerald Isle
Emeralds
Emergency
Emergency Man (An)
Emeute (French)
Emile
Emilia (in Shakespeare’s Othello)
Emilie (The divine)
Emmet
Emne
Emolument
Emotion