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 Cinter (A).Cir’ce (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cipher.
 
Dr. Whewell’s riddle is—   1
       
“A headless man had a letter (o) to write,
He who read it (naught) had lost his sight;
The dumb repeated it (naught) word for word,
And deaf was the man who listened and heard (naught).
 


 Cinter (A).Cir’ce (2 syl.). 

 
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