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 Si’necure [si’-ne-kure].Sing a Song o’ Sixpence. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sinews of War.
 
Money, which buys the sinews, and makes them act vigorously. Men will not fight without wages, and the materials of war must be paid for.   1
 


 Si’necure [si’-ne-kure].Sing a Song o’ Sixpence. 

 
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