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Scævola [left-handed]

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So Caius Mucius was called, because, when he entered the camp of Porsenna as a spy, and was taken before the king he deliberately held his hand over a lamp till it was burnt off, to show the Etruscan that he would not shrink from torture.

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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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Sawny or Sandy
Saxifrage
Saxon Castles
Saxon Characteristics (architectural)
Saxon Duke (in Hudibras)
Saxon English
Saxon Relics
Saxon Shore
Say
Sbirri (Italian)
Scævola [left-handed]
Scaffold, Scaffolding
Scagliola
Scales
Scallop Shell
Scalloped [scollopt]
Scammozzi’s Rule
Scamp [qui exit ex campo]
Scandal
Scandal-broth
Scandalum Magnatum [scandal of the magnates]