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Saʹgan of Jerusalem


in Dryden’s Absalom and Achitophel, is designed for Dr. Compton, Bishop of London; he was son of the Earl of Northampton, who fell in the royal cause at the battle of Hopton Heath. The Jewish sagan was the vicar of the sovereign pontiff. According to tradition. Moses was Aaron’s sagan.

The Sagan was the vicar of the Jewish pontiff. Thus they called Moses “Aaron’s Sagan.”

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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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Sadi or Saadi
Sadler’s Wells (London)
Sadlerian Lectures
Sæhrimnir [Sza-rim-ner]
Safety Matches
Saffron Veil
Saga (plural Sagas)
Sagan of Jerusalem
Sages (The Seven)
Sagramour le Desirus
Sahib (in Bengalee, Saheb)
Sail before the Wind (To)
Sailing under False Colours
Sailing within the Wind or Sailing close to the Wind
Sailor King