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Sibylline Books

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The three surviving books of the Sibyl Amalthæa were preserved in a stone chest underground in the temple of Jupiter Capitoliʹnus, and committed to the charge of custodians chosen in the same manner as the high priests. The number of custodians was at first two, then ten, and ultimately fifteen. The books were destroyed by fire when the Capitol was burnt (A.D. 670).

Sibylline Books. A collection of poetical utterances in Greek, compiled in the second century (138–167). The collection is in eight books, relates to Jesus Christ, and is entitled Oraʹcula Sibyliʹna.

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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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Shut up
Shy
Shylock
Shylock (A)
Si
Si Quis
Siamese Twins:
Sibberidge
Sibyl
Sibyls
Sibylline Books
Sibylline Leaves
Sibylline Verses
Siccis pedibus [with dry feet]
Sice
Sicilian Dishes (Sicŭlæ dapēs)
Sicilian Vespers
Sick Man (The)
Sick as a Cat
Sick as a Dog
Sick as a Horse

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