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 Beelzebub.Beer and Skittles. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Beer.
 
Cers, when wandering over the earth in quest of her daughter, taught men the art of making beer, because “ils me ne purent apprendre l’art de faire le vin.” (Mem. de l’Academie des Inscriptiones, xvii.) (See ALE.)   1
   He does not think small beer of himself. [See SMALL BEER.]   2
 


 Beelzebub.Beer and Skittles. 

 
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