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 Ivory PalacesIvy (Old English, ifig). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ivory Shoulder.
 
Demter ate the shoulder of Pelops, served up by Tantlos; so when the gods restored the body to life, Demter supplied the lacking shoulder with one of ivory.   1
       
“Not Pelops’ shoulder whiter than her hands.”
       
W. Browne: Britannia’s Pastorals, ii. 3.
 


 Ivory PalacesIvy (Old English, ifig). 

 
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