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 Sacrifice to the GracesSa’cripant. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sa’cring Bell.
 
The little bell rung to give notice that the “Host” is approaching. Now called sanctus bell, from the words “Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus, dominus, Deus Sabaoth, pronounced by the priest. (French, sacrer; Latin, sacer.)   1
        “He heard a little sacring bell ring to the elevation of a to-morrow mass.”—Reginald Scott: Discovery of Witchcraft (1584).
       
The sacring of the kings of France.”—Temple.
 


 Sacrifice to the GracesSa’cripant. 

 
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