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 Heroes scratched off Church-doors.Heroic Medicines. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Hero’ic Age.
That age of a nation which comes between the purely mythical period and the historic. This is the age when the sons of the gods take unto themselves the daughters of men, and the offspring partake of the twofold character.   1

 Heroes scratched off Church-doors.Heroic Medicines. 

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