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Ship (the device of Paris)

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Sauval says, “Lʹîle de la cité est faite comme un grand navire enfoncé dans la vase, et échoué au fil de lʹeau vers le milieu de la Seine.” This form of a ship struck the heraldic scribes, who, in the latter half of the Middle Ages, emblazoned it in the shield of the city. (See Vengeur.)

When my ship comes home. When my fortune is made. The allusion is to the argosies returning from foreign parts laden with rich freights.

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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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