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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Empty as Air.
 
(Ang.-Sax., œmtig.)   1
       
“Dead men’s cries to fill the empty air.”
       
Shakespeare: 2 Henry VI., v. 2.
 


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