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Golden Calf


We all worship the golden calf, i.e. money. The reference is to the golden calf made by Aaron when Moses was absent on Mount Sinai. (Exod. xxxii.) According to a common local tradition, Aaron’s golden calf is buried in Rook’s Hill, Lavʹant, near Chichester.

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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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Golden Bay
Golden Bonds
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Golden Calf
Golden Cave
Golden Chain
Golden Fleece
Golden Fleece
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