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 Mer’cury.Mercury Fig. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mercury,
 
in astrology, “signifieth subtill men, ingenious, inconstant: rymers, poets, advocates, orators, phylosophers, arithmeticians, and busie fellowes.”   1
 


 Mer’cury.Mercury Fig. 

 
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