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 Dei Judicium (Latin).Deiph’obus (4 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
De’iani’ra.
 
Wife of Herculs, and the inadvertent cause of his death. Nessos told her that anyone to whom she gave a shirt steeped in his blood, would love her with undying love; she gave it to her husband, and it caused him such agony that he burnt himself to death on a funeral pile. Deianira killed herself for grief.   1
 


 Dei Judicium (Latin).Deiph’obus (4 syl.). 

 
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