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 Or’igenists.Oril’o or Orillo (in Orlando Furioso, book viii.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Original Sin.
 
That corruption which is born with us, and is the inheritance of all the offspring of Adam. As Adam was the federal head of his race, when Adam fell the taint and penalty of his disobedience passed to all his posterity.   1
 


 Or’igenists.Oril’o or Orillo (in Orlando Furioso, book viii.). 

 
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