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 Let us Eat and Drink; for tomorrow we shall Die (Isaiah xxii. 13).Lethe’an Dew. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Leth’e (2 syl.),
 
in Greek mythology, is one of the rivers of Hads, which the souls of all the dead are obliged to taste, that they may forget everything said and done in the earth on which they lived. (Greek lthe, latho, lanthno, to cause persons not to know.)   1
 


 Let us Eat and Drink; for tomorrow we shall Die (Isaiah xxii. 13).Lethe’an Dew. 

 
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