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 Sacrifice.Sa’cring Bell. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sacrifice to the Graces
 
is to render oneself agreeable by courteous conduct, suavity of manners, and fastidiousness of dress. The allusion is to the three Graces of classic mythology.   1
 


 Sacrifice.Sa’cring Bell. 

 
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