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 SevenSeven Bodies in Alchemy. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Seven Bibles (The) or Sacred Books.
 
(1) The Bible of Christians. (Canon completed A.D. 494; Old Testament as we have it, B.C. 130.)   1
   (2) The Eddas of the Scandinavians.   2
   (3) The Five Kings of the Chinese. “King” here means web-of-cloth on which they were originally written.   3
   (4) The Koran of the Mohammedans. (Seventh century, A.D.)   4
   (5) The Tri Pitikes of the Buddhists. (Sixth century B.C.)   5
   (6) The Three Vedas of the Hindûs. (Twelfth century B.C.)   6
   (7) Zendavesta of the Persians. (Twelfth century B.C.)   7
 


 SevenSeven Bodies in Alchemy. 

 
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