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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Looking Back.
 
Unlucky. This arose from Lot’s wife, who looked back towards Sodom and was turned to a pillar of salt (Genesis xix. 26).   1
 


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