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Saturnian Days

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Days of dulness, when everything is venal.

“Then rose the seed of Chaos and of Night

To blot out order and extinguish light,

Of dull and venal a new world to mould,

And bring Saturnian days of lead and gold.”


Dunciad, iv.

⁂ They are lead to indicate dulness, and gold to indicate venality.

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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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Saturn or Kronos [Time]
Saturn
Saturn’s Tree
Saturnalia
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Saturnian Verses
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