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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Seven Dials (London).
A column with seven dials formerly stood in St. Giles, facing the seven streets which radiated therefrom.   1
“Where famed St Giles’s ancient limits spread
An in-railed column rears its lofty head,
Here to seven streets seven dials count the day.
And from each other catch the circling ray.”
Gay: Trivia, i.

 Seven Deadly Sins (The).Seven Joys of the Virgin. 


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