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Launched into Eternity

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Hanged.

“He ate several oranges on his passage, inquired if his lordship was ready, and then, as old Rowe used to say, ‘was launched into eternity.ʹ—Gilly Williams to Lord Harrington. (This man was his lordship’s servant, hanged for robbery.)

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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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Latria and Dulia
Lattice or Chequers
Laugh in One’s Sleeve (To)
Laugh on the Other Side of Your Mouth
Laughing Philosopher
Laughing-stock
Laughter
Launce
Launcelet
Launched into Eternity
Launfal (Sir)
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Lauras. (Greek, laura.)
Laureate
Laurel
Laurence (Friar)
Lavaine
Lavalette (Marquis de)
Lavender
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