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 Corvi’nus [a raven].Corycian Cave (The), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Corybantic Religion.
 
An expression applied by Prof. Huxley to the Salvation Army and its methods. The rowdy processions of the Salvation Army (especially at Eastbourne, 1891), resembling the wild ravings of the ancient Corybants, or devotees of Bacchus, more than sober, religious functions, have given colour to the new word.   1
 


 Corvi’nus [a raven].Corycian Cave (The), 

 
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