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 Herba Sacra.Her’cules (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hercules (3 syl.),
 
in astronomy, a large northern constellation.   1
        “Those stars in the neighbourhood of Hercules are mostly found to be approaching the earth, and those which lie in the opposite direction to be receding from it.”—Newcomb: Popular Astronomy, part iv. chap. i. p. 458.
 


 Herba Sacra.Her’cules (3 syl.). 

 
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