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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Memento Mori (A).
 
Something to put us in mind of the shortness and uncertainty of life.   1
        “I make as good use of it [Bardolph’s face] as many a man doth of a death’s head or a memento mori.”—Shakespeare: Henry IV., iii. 3.
 


 Melyhalt (Lady).Memnon. 

 
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