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 Au’ri.Auro’ra Austra’lis. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Auro’ra.
 
Early morning. According to Grecian mythology, the goddess Aurora, called by Homer “rosy-fingered,” sets out before the sun, and is the pioneer of his rising.   1
       
“You cannot shut the windows of the sky,
Through which Aurora shows her brightening face.”
       
Thomson: Castle of Indolence, canto ii. 3.
   Aurora’s tears. The morning dew.   2
 


 Au’ri.Auro’ra Austra’lis. 

 
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