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 Thunder.Thunder and Lightning or Tonnant. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Thunder (Sons of) [Boanes’gs].
 
James and John, the sons of Zebedee (Mark iii. 17). So called because they asked to be allowed to consume with lightning those who rejected the mission of Christ. (Luke ix. 54; Mark iii. 17.)   1
 


 Thunder.Thunder and Lightning or Tonnant. 

 
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