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House that Jack Built (The)

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There are numerous similar glomerations. For example the Hebrew parable of The Two Zuzim. The summation runs thus:—

10. This is Yavah who vanquished

9. Death which killed

8. The butcher which slew

7. The ox which drank

6. The water which quenched

5. The fire which burnt

4. The stick which beat

3. The dog which worried

2. The cat which killed

1. The kid which my father bought for two zuzim.

(A zuzim was about = a farthing.)

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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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House-bote
House-flag (A)
House-leek [Jove’s beard]
House Spirits
House-top
House and Home
House of Correction
House of God (The)
House that Jack Built (The)
Household Gods
Household Troops
Housel
Houssain (Prince)
Houyhnhnms (whinhims)
How Do You Do?
Howard
Howdah
Howdie
Howitzers