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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fall of Man (The).
 
The degeneracy of the human race in consequence of the “fall” [or disobedience] of Adam, man’s federal head. Adam fell, or ceased to stand his ground, under temptation.   1
 


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