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 Up to the Mark.Upas-tree or Poison-tree of Macassar. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Up-turning of his Glass.
 
He felt that the hour for the up-turning of his glass was at hand. He knew that the sand of life was nearly run out, and that death was about to turn his hour-glass upside down.   1
 


 Up to the Mark.Upas-tree or Poison-tree of Macassar. 

 
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