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 Arches (The Court of).Archiloch’ian Bitterness. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Arche’us (3 syl.),
 
according to the Paracelsians, is that immaterial principle which energises all living substances. There were supposed to be numerous archi, but the chief one was said to reside in the stomach.   1
 


 Arches (The Court of).Archiloch’ian Bitterness. 

 
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