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 Gate of Italy.Gath (g hard), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gate of Tears [Babelmandeb].
 
The passage into the Red Sea. So called by the Arabs from the number of shipwrecks that took place there.   1
       
“Like some ill-destined bark that steers
In silence through the Gate of Tears.”
       
T. Moore: Fire Worshippers.
 


 Gate of Italy.Gath (g hard), 

 
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