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Lumine Sicco (In)

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Disinterestedly; as a dry question to be resolved without regard to other matters.

“If physiological considerations have any meaning, it will be always impossible for women to view the subject [of women’s suffrage] in lumine sicco.”—The Nineteenth Century (The Hon. Mrs. Chapman April, 1886).

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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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