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Fire Worship

was introduced into Persia by Phœʹdima, widow of Smerdis, and wife of Gushtasp darawesh, usually called Hystaspes (B.C. 521–485). It is not the sun that is worshipped, but God, who is supposed to reside in it; at the same time they reverence the sun, not as a deity but as the throne of deity. (See Parsees.)

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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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Fire
Fire Away!
Fire First
Fire-balloon
Fire-brand
Fire-drake or Fire-dragon
Fire-eaters
Fire-new
Fire-ship
Fire Up (To)
Fire Worship
Fire and Sword
Fire and Water
Firm as a Rock
First-class Hard Labour
First-fruits
First Water
First Gentleman of Europe
First Grenadier of France
First Stroke is Half the Battle
Fish

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