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 Age as accords (To).Age of Women (The). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Age of Animals.
An old Celtic rhyme, put into modern English, says:—   1
“Thrice the age of a dog is that of a horse;
Thrice the age of a horse is that of a man;
Thrice the age of a man is that of a deer;
Thrice the age of a deer is that of an eagle.”

 Age as accords (To).Age of Women (The). 


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