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Vernon

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mentioned by Thomson in his Summer, was Admiral Edward Vernon, who attacked Carthageʹna in 1741; but the malaria reached the crew, and, as the poet says—

“To infant weakness sunk the warrior’s arms.”

Diana Vernon. An enthusiastic Royalist of great beauty and talent. (Sir Walter Scott: Rob Roy.)

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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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Venus of Cnidus
Venus of Milo or Melos
Venusberg
Vera Causa
Verbatim et Literatim
Verbum Sap. [A word to the wise.]
Verbum Sat. [A word is enough.]
Vere Adeptus
Verger
Vernon
Veronese
Veronica
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Versi Berneschi
Vert [green]
Vertumnus
Verulam Buildings (London)
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