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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pre-Ad’amites.
 
Before Adam was created. Isaac de la Peyreri maintained that only the Jews are descended from Adam, and that the Gentiles are descended from a race of men existing before Adam; as the book of Genesis is the history of the Jews only, it does not concern itself with other races. (1655.)   1
 


 Praying-wheels.Pre-Raphaelites. 

 
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