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 Immortals.Immu’ring (Latin). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Immortality.
 
Poseidon (Neptune) bestowed immortality on Taphian, and confined the gift in a golden lock of hair. His daughter cut off the lock, and the gift was lost. This seems very like the Bible tale of Samson and Delilah. (See ELECAMPANE.)   1
 


 Immortals.Immu’ring (Latin). 

 
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