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 Chase (A).Chasseurs de Vincennes (French). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chas’idim and Zad’ikim.
 
After the Babylonish captivity the Jews were divided into two groups—those who accepted and those who rejected the Persian innovation. The former were called pietists (chasidim), and the latter uprights (zadikim).   1
 


 Chase (A).Chasseurs de Vincennes (French). 

 
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