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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Purkinge’s Figures.
In optics, figures produced on a wall of uniform colour when a person entering a dark room with a candle moves it up and down approximately on a level with the eyes. From the eye near the candle an image of the retinal vessels will appear projected on the wall.   1

 Pu’ritans.Purler (A). 


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