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 Norfolk Street (Strand),Normandy. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Norma.
 
A vestal priestess who has been seduced. She discovers her paramour in an attempt to seduce her friend, also a vestal priestess, and in despair contemplates the murder of her baseborn children. The libretto is a melodrama by Romani, music by Belli’ni (1831.) (Norma, an opera.)   1
 


 Norfolk Street (Strand),Normandy. 

 
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