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 Hempen Widow.Hen-pecked. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
He’mus or Hæmus.
 
A chain of mountains in Thrace. According to mythology, Hæmos, son of Bo’reas, was changed into a mountain for aspiring to divine honours.   1
 


 Hempen Widow.Hen-pecked. 

 
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