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 Burning Crown (A).Burnt Candlemas Day. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Burnt.
 
The burnt child dreads the fire. Once caught, twice shy. “What! wouldst thou have a serpent sting thee twice?”   1
 


 Burning Crown (A).Burnt Candlemas Day. 

 
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