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 Hallelujah Victory.Hallowe’en (October 31st), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Halloo when out of the Wood,
 
or Never halloo till you are out of the wood. Never think you are safe from the attacks of robbers till you are out of the forest. “Call no man happy till he is dead.” “Many a slip ’twixt the cup and the lip.”   1
 


 Hallelujah Victory.Hallowe’en (October 31st), 

 
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