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Inferʹno

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We have Dante’s notion of the infernal regions in his Inferno; Homer’s in the Odyssey, book xi.; Virgil’s in the Æneid, book vi.; Spenser’s in the Faërie Queene, book ii. canto 7; Ariosto’s in the Orlando Furioʹso, book xvii.; Tasso’s in Jerusalem Delivered, book iv.; Milton’s in Paradise Lost; Fénelon’s in Télémaque, book xviii.; and Beckford’s in his romance of Vathek.

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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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Inertia
Inexorable Logic of Facts (The)
Infallibility (of the Church of Rome)
Infamous
Infant
Infant of Lubeck
Infanta
Infante
Infantry
Infernal Column
Inferno
Infra Dig., i.e. Dignitatem
Infralapsarians
Ingle (The)
Ingoldsby
Ingrain Colours
Ingulph’s “Croyland Chronicle.”
Injunction
Ink
Inkhorn Terms
Ink-pot

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