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Serʹaphim

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An order of angels distinguished for fervent zeal and religious ardour. The word means “to burn.” (See Isaiah vi. 2.)

Thousand celestial ardours [seraphs] where he stood

Veiled with his gorgeous wings, up springing light,

Flew through the midst of heaven.”


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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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Serapis
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