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 Jamie or Jemmie Duffs.Jane. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jamshid’.
 
King of the Genii, famous for a golden cup full of the elixir of life. This cup, hidden by the genii, was discovered while digging the foundations of Persep’olis.   1
       
“I know too where the genii hid
The jewelled cup of their king Jamshid,
With life’s elixir sparkling high.”
       
Thomas Moore: Paradise and the Peri.
 


 Jamie or Jemmie Duffs.Jane. 

 
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