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Thanks, Rick! I didn't know about that pun.=20

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> Here's more "Pun and Games" for your series Pat.
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> http://www.bibliomania.com/2/3/255/1174/23094/2.html
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>     Brewer's Phrase & Fable
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>         Ivory Gate of Dreams (The). Dreams which delude pass through this
>         gate, those which come true pass through the Gate of Horn. This=20
> fancy
>         depends upon two puns: ivory in Greek is elephas, and the verb
>         elephairo means "to cheat with empty hopes;" the Greek for horn is
>         keras, and the verb karanoo means "to accomplish."
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>             "Sunt gemin=E6 somni port=E6: quarum altera fertur
>             Cornea, qua veris facilis datur exitus umbris;
>             Altera candenti perfecta nitens elephanto;
>             Sed falsa ad coelum mittunt insomnia manes."
>             Virgil: =C6neid, vl. 894- 897.
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> http://www.bibliomania.com/2/3/
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>    Welcome to the Bibliomania reference section. This is where you can
>    find, in one place, fully searchable copies of your favourite language
>    reference books, including dictionaries, books of quotations,
>    synonyms, thesaurus, and literary sources.
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>        Brewer's Readers Handbook
>        Brewer's Phrase & Fable=20
>        Webster's Dictionary=20
>        Soule's Synonymes
>        Biographical Dictionary of English Literature=20
>        The Hobson Jobson Dictionary
>        Bartlett's Familliar Quotations - Alphabetic=20
>        Bartletts Familiar Quotations - Thematic
>        Grocott's Quotations - Thematic
>        Grocott's Quotations - Alphabetic=20
>        Roget's Thesaurus
>        Simonds History of American Literature
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> Regards,
>    Rick Parker
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<BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; MARGIN-=
LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">Here's more "Pun and Games"=
 for your series Pat.
<BR>
<BR>http://www.bibliomania.com/2/3/255/1174/23094/2.html
<BR>
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Brewer's Phrase &amp; Fable
<BR>
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Ivory Gate of Dreams (The). D=
reams which delude pass through this
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;gate, those which come true p=
ass through the Gate of Horn. This=20
<BR>fancy
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;depends upon two puns: ivory=20=
in Greek is elephas, and the verb
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;elephairo means "to cheat wit=
h empty hopes;" the Greek for horn is
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;keras, and the verb karanoo m=
eans "to accomplish."
<BR>
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"Sunt=
 gemin=E6 somni port=E6: quarum altera fertur
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Corne=
a, qua veris facilis datur exitus umbris;
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Alter=
a candenti perfecta nitens elephanto;
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Sed f=
alsa ad coelum mittunt insomnia manes."
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Virgi=
l: =C6neid, vl. 894- 897.
<BR>
<BR>
<BR>http://www.bibliomania.com/2/3/
<BR>
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;Welcome to the Bibliomania reference section. This is where=
 you can
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;find, in one place, fully searchable copies of your favouri=
te language
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;reference books, including dictionaries, books of quotation=
s,
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;synonyms, thesaurus, and literary sources.
<BR>
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Brewer's Readers Handbook
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Brewer's Phrase &amp; Fable=20
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Webster's Dictionary=20
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Soule's Synonymes
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Biographical Dictionary of English=20=
Literature=20
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The Hobson Jobson Dictionary
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Bartlett's Familliar Quotations - A=
lphabetic=20
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Bartletts Familiar Quotations - The=
matic
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Grocott's Quotations - Thematic
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Grocott's Quotations - Alphabetic=20
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Roget's Thesaurus
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Simonds History of American Literat=
ure
<BR>
<BR>Regards,
<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;Rick Parker
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