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 “Misfortune will never Leave Me till I Leave It,”Misnomers. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mishna.
 
Instruction. A word applied by the Jews to the oral law. It is divided into six parts: (1) agriculture; (2) Sabbaths, fasts, and festivals; (3) marriage and divorce; (4) civil and penal laws; (5) sacrifices; (6) holy persons and things. The commentary of the Mishna is called the Gema’ra. (Hebrew, shanah, to repeat.)   1
 


 “Misfortune will never Leave Me till I Leave It,”Misnomers. 

 
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