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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Patrick’s Purgatory (St.),
 
Ireland, described in the Italian romance called Guerino Meschino. Here gourmands are tantalised with delicious banquets which elude their grasp, and are at the same time troubled with colic. (See TANTALUS.)   1
 


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