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Vesta

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in Roman mythology, was the Home-goddess, called by the Greeks “Hestia.” She was custodian of the sacred fire brought by Ænēas from Troy. This fire was lighted afresh annually on March day, and to let it go out would have been regarded as a national calamity.

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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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Veronica
Versailles of Poland
Versaillese (The)
Versi Berneschi
Vert [green]
Vertumnus
Verulam Buildings (London)
Vervain
Vesica Piscis (Latin, fish-bladder)
Vesper Hour
Vesta
Vestal Virgin
Veto (Monsieur and Madame)
Vetturino [Vettu-reeno]
Via Dolorosa
Vial
Viaticum (Latin)
Vicar
Vicar of Bray (The)
Vicar of Wakefield (The)
Vice

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