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 Heavy-armed Artillery (The).Hebertists (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
He’be (2 syl.).
 
Goddess of youth, and cup-bearer to the celestial gods. She had the power of restoring the aged to youth and beauty. (Greek mythology.)   1
       
“Wreathëd smiles
       
Such as hang on Hebe’s cheek,
And love to live in dimple sleek.”
       
Milton: L’Allegro.
   Hebe vases. Small vases like a cotyliscos. So termed because Heb is represented as bearing one containing nectar for the gods.   2
 


 Heavy-armed Artillery (The).Hebertists (3 syl.). 

 
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