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 Alphonso,Alpue, Alpieu (Alpu), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Alpleich
 
or “Elfenreigen” (the weird spirit-song), that music which some hear before death. Faber refers to it in his Pilgrims of the Night.   1
       
“Hark, hark, my soul! Angelic songs are swelling.”
   Pope also says, in the Dying Christian   2
       
“Hark! they whisper; angels say,
Sister spirit, come away.”
 


 Alphonso,Alpue, Alpieu (Alpu), 

 
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