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 Pascal’s Thoughts.Pasha of Three Tails (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pasch Eggs (pron. Pask).
 
Easter eggs, given as an emblem of the resurrection. They are generally coloured. Not unfrequently a name written with grease, which does not absorb the colouring matter, causes a pasch egg to appear with a name on it.   1
   The day before Easter Sunday is called Egg Saturday.   2
   Donner un œuf, pour avoir un bœuf. Giving a sprat to catch a mackerel. To give an egg at Easter under the expeetation of receiving a more substantial present later on.   3
 


 Pascal’s Thoughts.Pasha of Three Tails (A). 

 
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