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 Champs de Mars.Cham’perty 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Champak’.
 
An Indian tree (Michelia Champaca). The wood is sacred to Buddha, and the strongly-scented golden flowers are worn in the black hair of Indian women.   1
       
“The Champak odours fail.”
       
Shelley Lines to Indian Air.
 


 Champs de Mars.Cham’perty 

 
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