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Manfred

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Count Manfred, son of Count Sigʹismund, sold himself to the Prince of Darkness, and had seven spirits bound to do his bidding, viz. the spirits of “earth, ocean, air, night, mountains, winds,” and the star of his own destiny. He was wholly without human sympathies, and lived in splendid solitude among the Alpine mountains. He once loved the Lady Asʹtarte (2 syl.) who died, but Manfred went to the hall of Arimaʹnēs to see and speak to her phantom, and was told that he would die the following day. The next day the Spirit of his Destiny came to summon him; the proud count scornfully dismissed it, and died. (Byron Manfred.)

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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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Mandana
Mandarin
Mandeville (Bernard de)
Mandousians
Mandrabul
Mandrake
Mandricardo
Manduce
Manes
Manfred
Manger or Manger le Morceau
Manheim
Mani
Mani, Manes, or Manichæus
Manichæans or Manichees
Manitou
Manlian Orders
Manly
Manna (Exodus xvi. 15)
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Manfred