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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
U’niverse (3 syl.).
 
According to the Peripatetics, the universe consists of eleven spheres enclosed within each other like Chinese balls. The eleventh sphere is called the empyre’an or heaven of the blessed. (See HEAVEN.)   1
 


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