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 Seven Senses.Seven Sleepers. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Seven Sisters.
 
Seven oulverins so called, cast by one Borthwick.   1
       
“And these were Borthwick’s Sisters Seven,
And culverins which France had given;
Ill-omened gift’ The guns remain
The conqueror’s spoil on Flodden plain.”
       
Sir Walter Scott: Marmion iv.
 


 Seven Senses.Seven Sleepers. 

 
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