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Wise as a Serpent

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This refers to the serpent which tempted Eve, or more probably to the old notion that serpents were extremely wise.

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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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Winifred (St.)
Winkle (Rip van)
Wint-monath [Wind-month]
Winter, Summer
Winter’s Tale (Shakespeare)
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Wise Men or Wise Women
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Wiseacre
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