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Nine Spheres (The)

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Milton, in his Arcades, speaks of the “celestial syrensʹ harmony that sit upon the nine enfolded spheres.” The nine spheres are those of the Moon, of Mercury, of Venus, of the Sun, of Mars, of Jupiter, of Saturn, of the Firmament, and of the Crystalline. Above these nine heavens or spheres come the Primum Mobĭle, and then the Heaven of the heavens, or abode of Deity and His angels.

The earth was supposed to be in the centre of this system.

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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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Nimrod
Nincompoop
Nine
Nine
Nine
Nine Crosses
Nine Crowns
Nine Days Wonder (A)
Nine Gods (The)
Nine Points of the Law
Nine Spheres (The)
Nine Worthies
Ninepence
Ninian (St.)
Ninon de lEnclos
Ninus
Niobe
Niord
Nip (A)
Nip in the Bud
Nip-cheese or Nip-farthing

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