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 Crocum in Ciliciam ferre.Crom’eruach’. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Crœsus.
 
Rich as Crœsus. Crœsus, King of Lydia, was so rich and powerful that all the wise men of Greece were drawn to his court, and his name became proverbial for wealth. (B.C. 560–546.) (See GYGES.)   1
 


 Crocum in Ciliciam ferre.Crom’eruach’. 

 
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