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 Son of Be’lial.Son of One Year. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Son of Dripping (A).
 
A man cook, a turnspit.   1
       
“Yet, son of dripping … let us halt;
Soft fires, the proverb tells us, make sweet malt.”
       
Peter Pindar: The Lousiad, can to ii.
 


 Son of Be’lial.Son of One Year. 

 
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