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 Eter’nal City (The).Eternal Tables. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Eternal Fitness of Things.
 
The congruity between an action and the agent.   1
        “Can any man have a higher notion of the rule of right, and the eternal fitness of things?”—Fielding: Tom Jones, book iv. chap. iv.
 


 Eter’nal City (The).Eternal Tables. 

 
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