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 Tit for Tat.Titan’s War with Jove (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ti’tan.
 
The sun, so called by Ovid and Virgil.   1
       
“And fleckëd Darkness like a drunkard reels
From forth Day’s path and Titan’s flery wheels.”
       
Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, ii. 3.
   The Titans. The children of Heaven and Earth, who, instigated by their mother, deposed their father, and liberated from Tar’taros their brothers the Hundred-handed giants, and the Cyclopes. (Classic mythology.)   2
 


 Tit for Tat.Titan’s War with Jove (The). 

 
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