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 Sinning One’s Mercies.Sintram. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Si’non.
 
A Greek who induced the Trojans to receive the wooden horse. (Virgil: Æneid, ii. 102, etc.) Anyone deceiving to betray is called “a Sinon.”   1
       
“And now securely trusting to destroy,
As erst false Sinon snared the sons of Troy.”
       
Camoëns: Lusiad, bk. i.
 


 Sinning One’s Mercies.Sintram. 

 
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