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Male Sapphires

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Deep indigocoloured sapphires. The pale blue are the female sapphires. (Emmanuel: Diamonds and Precious Stones [1867].)

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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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