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Herʹmes (2 syl.)

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The Greek Mercury; either the god or the metal.

“So when we see the liquid metal fall

Which chemists by the name of Hermes call.”


Hoole: Ariosto, book viii.

Milton (Paradise Lost, iii. 603) calls quicksilver “Volatil Hermes.”

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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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