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 Prome’thean.Prome’thean Unguent (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Prome’thean Fire.
 
The vital principle; the fire with which Prometheus quickened into life his clay images. (See PROMETHEUS.)   1
       
“I know not where is that Promethean heat
That can thy life relume.”
       
Shakespeare: Othello, v. 2.
 


 Prome’thean.Prome’thean Unguent (The). 

 
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