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 Manna (Exodus xvi. 15),Man’nering. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Manna of St. Nicholas of Bari.
 
The name given to a colourless and tasteless poison, sold in phials by a woman of Italy named Tofani, who confessed to having poisoned six hundred persons by this liquid.   1
 


 Manna (Exodus xvi. 15),Man’nering. 

 
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