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 Gods.Gods’ Secretaries (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
God’s Acre.
 
A churchyard or cemetery.   1
       
“I like that ancient Saxon phrase, which calls
The burial ground God’s Acre.”—Longfellow.
 


 Gods.Gods’ Secretaries (The). 

 
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