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Lerna

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A Lerna of ills (maloʹrum Lerna). A very great evil. Lake Lerna is where Hercules destroyed the hydra which did incalculable evil to Argos.

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Spain was a Lerna of ills to all Europe while it aspired to universal monarchy.”—P. Motteaux: Preface to Rabelais.

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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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