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 Jupiter Scapin.Jurassic Rocks. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jupiter’s Beard.
 
House-leek. Supposed to be a charm against evil spirits and lightning. Hence grown at one time very generally on the thatch of houses.   1
        “Et habet quisque supra domum suum Jovis barbam.”—Charlemagne’s Edict.
 


 Jupiter Scapin.Jurassic Rocks. 

 
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