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 Diano’raDiaper. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Diapa’son.
 
Dryden says—
       
“From harmony, from heavenly harmony
The universal frame began;
       
From harmony to harmony
       
Thro’ all the compass of the notes it ran,
The diapason closing full in man.”
   1
       
Song for St. Cecilia’s Day.
   According to the Pythagore’an system, the world is a piece of harmony, and man the full chord.   2
 


 Diano’raDiaper. 

 
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