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Momus’s Lattice or Window

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Momus blamed Vulcan because he did not set a window or lattice in the human breast for discerning secret thoughts.

“Were Momusʹ lattice in our breasts …”


Byron: Werner, iii. 1.

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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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Molly Maguires
Molly Mog
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Moloch
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Mome (French)
Momiers (French, men of mummery)
Mommur
Momus
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