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 Lower Empire.Lowlanders of Attica 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lower your Sail.
 
In French, “Caler la voile,” means to salute; to confess yourself submissive or conquered; to humble oneself.   1
 


 Lower Empire.Lowlanders of Attica 

 
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