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 Mark of the Beast (The).Marks in Grammar and Printing. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Mark’s Eve (St.).
On St. Mark’s Eve all persons fated to be married or to die pass, in procession, the church porch.   1
“‘Tis now,’ replied the village belle,
‘St. Mark’s mysterious eve… .
The ghosts of all whom Death shall doom
Within the coming year
In pale procession walk the gloom… .’
J. Montgomery.

 Mark of the Beast (The).Marks in Grammar and Printing. 


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