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 Tria Juncta in Uno.Trials at Bar. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Triads.
 
Three subjects more or less connected formed into one continuous poem or subject: thus the Creation, Redemption, and Resurrection would form a triad. The conquest of England by the Romans, Saxons, and Normans would form a triad. Alexander the Great, Julius Cæsar, and Napoleon Bonaparte would form a triad. So would Law, Physic, and Divinity. The Welsh triads are collections of historic facts, mythological traditions, moral maxims, or rules of poetry disposed in groups of three.   1
 


 Tria Juncta in Uno.Trials at Bar. 

 
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