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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ca’ora.
 
A river, on the banks of which are a people whose heads grow beneath their shoulders. Their eyes are in their shoulders, and their mouths in the middle of their breasts. (Hakluyt: Voyages, 1598.) Raleigh, in his Description of Guiana, gives a similar account of a race of men. (See BLEMMYES.)   1
       
“The Anthropophagi and men whose heads
Do grow beneath their shoulders.”
       
Shakespeare: Othello, i. 3.
 


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