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 Charing Cross.Chariot of the Gods. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Char’iot.
 
According to Greek mythology, the chariot was invented by Erichtho’nius to conceal his feet, which were those of a dragon.   1
       
“Seated in car, by him constructed first
To bide his bideous feet.”
       
Rose: Orlando Furioso, xxxvii. 27.
 


 Charing Cross.Chariot of the Gods. 

 
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