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 Pal’inode (3 syl.).Palissy Ware. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pal’inu’rus (in English, Palinure).
 
Any pilot; so called from Palinurus, the steersman of Æne’as.   1
       
“Oh! think how to his [Pitt’s] latest day,
When death, just hovering, claimed his prey,
With Palinure’s unaltered mood,
Firm at his dangerous post he stood;
Each call for needful rest repelled,
With dying hand the rudder held,
Till in his fall with fateful sway
The steerage of the realm gave way.”
 


 Pal’inode (3 syl.).Palissy Ware. 

 
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