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 El’vish or Elfish.El’zevir. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ely’sium.
 
Elysian Fields. The Paradise or Happy Land of the Greek poets. Elysian (the adjective) means happy, delightful.   1
       
“O’er which were shadowy cast Elysian gleams.”
       
Thomson: Castle of Indolence, i. 44.
       
“Would take the prisoned soul,
And lap it in Elysium.”
       
Milton: Comus, 261–2.
 


 El’vish or Elfish.El’zevir. 

 
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