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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Brazen Age.
The age of war and violence. It followed the silver age.   1
“To this next came in course the brazen age,
A warlike offspring, prompt to bloody rage,
Not impious yet. Hard steel succeeded then,
And stubborn as the metal were the men.”
Dryden: Metamorphoses, i.


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