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Nepʹomuk

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St. John Nepomuk, a native of Bohemia, was the almoner of Wenceslas IV., and refused to reveal to the emperor the confession of the empress. After having heroically endured torture, he was taken from the rack and cast into the Moldau. Nepomuk is the French , born, and Pomuk, the village of his birth. A stone image of this saint stands on the Carl Brücke over the Moldau, in Prague. (1330–1383.)

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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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Nemean Games (The)
Nemean Lion (The)
Nemesis
Nemo Me Impune Lacessit
Neology
Neoptolemos or Pyrrhos
Nepenthe
Neper’s Bones
Nephelo-coccygia
Nephew (French neveu, Latin nepos)
Nepomuk
Nepotism
Neptune
Neptune’s Horse
Neptunian or Neptunist
Nereids
Nereus
Nerine
Nerissa
Nero
Nero of the North