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Valens or Valaʹnus

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Mercury was the son of Valens and Phoroʹnis. This Mercury is called Trophoʹnius in the regions under the earth. (Cicero De Nat. Deorum, iii. 22.)

“Ciclinʹius [Mercury] riding in his hirachee

Fro Venus Vʹlanus might this palais see.”


Chaucer: Compl. of Mars and Venus.

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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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Vail (To)
Vails
Vain as a Peacock
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Vale of Avoca
Vale of Tears
Vale the Bonnet (To)
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Valentia
Valentine
Valentinians
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Valerian (the herb)
Valhalla
Valiant (The)
Valise
Valkyriur or Valkyries
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