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 Palm Sunday.Palmer. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Palm Tree
 
is said to grow faster for being weighed down. Hence it is the symbol of resolution overcoming calamity. It is believed by Orientals to have sprung from the residue of the clay of which Adam was formed.   1
 


 Palm Sunday.Palmer. 

 
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