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Arabia Felix. Felix is a mistranslation by Ptolemy of Yemen, which means to the “right”—i.e. of Mecca. (See Stony Arabia.)

Beautiful are the maids that glide

On summer-eves through Yemen’s dales.”


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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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Yellow-bellies
Yellow Book of France
Yellow-boy (A)
Yellow-boy (A)
Yellow Caps
Yellow Dwarf
Yellow Jack
Yellow Jack (The)
Yellowhammer (The)
Yemen
Yeoman (A)
Yeoman’s Service
Yeomen of the Guard
Yeth-Hounds
Yezd
Yggdrasil
Ymir
Yniol
Yoke
Yorick

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