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 Alnaschar Dream (An).Aloe. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Alnaschar of Modern Literature.
 
Coleridge has been so called because he “dreamt” his Kubla Khan, and wrote it out next morning. (1772–1834.)   1
   Probably he had been reading Purchas’s Pilgrimage, for none can doubt the resemblance of the two pieces.   2
 


 Alnaschar Dream (An).Aloe. 

 
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