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Eʹrebus

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Darkness. The gloomy cavern underground through which the Shades had to walk in their passage to Hadës. “A valley of the shadow of death.”

Not Erebus itself were dim enough

To hide thee from prevention.”


Shakespeare: Julius Cæsar, ii. L.

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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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Equation of Time
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Erastians
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Eretrian
Erigena
Erin
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Erix
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