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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Parsley.
 
He has need now of nothing but a little parsleyi.e. he is dead. The Greeks decked tombs with parsley, because it keeps green a long time.   1
       zetaεiotasigmathetaalphaiotasigmaεlambdaiotanuonu, he needs parsley; that is, he is dead, and should be strewed with parsley.
 


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