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Erra-Pater

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An almanack. William Lilly, the almanack-maker and astrologer, is so called by Butler. It is said to have been the “name” of an eminent Jewish astrologer. (Halliwell: Archaic Dictionary.)

“In mathematics he was greater

Than Tycho Brahe or Erra Pater.”


Butler: Hudibras, i. 1.

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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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Ermeline (Dame)
Ermienes
Ermine or Hermine
Ermine Street
Erminia
Ernani
Ernest (Duke)
Eros
Erostratus
Erra-Pater
Erse
Erudite
Erythreos
Erythynus
Escapade
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Esculapios (Latin, Esculapius)
Escurial
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