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Red Snow

and Gory Dew. The latter is a slimy damp-like blood which appears on walls. Both are due to the presence of the algæ called by botanists Palmella cruenta and Hœmatococcus sanguineus, which are of the lowest forms of vegetable life.

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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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