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 Empire City (The).Em’pirics. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Empire of Reason; the Empire of Truth,
 
etc., i.e. reason or truth as the governing principle. Empire is the Latin imper’ium, a jurisdiction, and an emperor is one who holds command.   1
 


 Empire City (The).Em’pirics. 

 
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