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 Glory Demon (The).Glory be to the Father, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Glory Hand.
 
In folk lore, a dead man’s hand, supposed to possess certain magical properties.   1
        “De hand of glory is hand cut off from a dead man as have been hanged for murther, and dried very nice in de shmoke of juniper wood.”—Sir W. Scott: The Antiquary (Dousterswivel).
 


 Glory Demon (The).Glory be to the Father, 

 
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