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Long Home


He has gone to his long home. He is dead. The “long home” means the grave. The French equivalent is “Aller dans une maison ou lʹon demeurera toujours.”

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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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