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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Helve’tia.
 
Switzerland. So called from the Helve’tii, a powerful Celtic people who dwelt thereabouts.   1
       
“See from the ashes of Helvetia’s pile
The whitened skull of old Serve’tus smile.”
       
Holmes.
 


 Helve.Hemp. 

 
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