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 Ve’nusberg.Verba’tim et Litera’tim. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Vera Causa.
 
A cause in harmony with other causes already known. A fairy godmother may be assigned in story as the cause of certain marvellous effects, but is not a vera causa. The revolution of the earth round the sun may be assigned as the cause of the four seasons, and is a vera causa.   1
 


 Ve’nusberg.Verba’tim et Litera’tim. 

 
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