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Scales

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The Koran says, at the judgment day everyone will be weighed in the scales of the archangel Gabriel. His good deeds will be put in the scale calledLight,” and his evil ones in the scale called “Darkness;” after which they will have to cross the bridge Al Serat, not wider than the edge of a scimitar. The faithful will pass over in safety, but the rest will fall into the dreary realms of Jehennam.

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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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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]
Scanderbeg
Scanderbeg’s Sword must have Scanderbeg’s Arm—i.e
Scandinavia