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 Devil’s Cabinet (The).Devil’s Current (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Devil’s Candle.
 
So the Arabs call the mandrake, from its shining appearance at night. (Richardson.)
       
“Those hellish fires that light
       
The mandrake’s charnel leaves at night.”
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T. Moore: Fire Worshippers.
 


 Devil’s Cabinet (The).Devil’s Current (The). 

 
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