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Cimmerian Darkness

Homer (possibly from some story as to the Arctic night) supposes the Cimmerians to dwell in a land “beyond the ocean-stream,” where the sun never shone. (Odys., xi. 14.)

“In dark Cimmerian desert ever dwell.”

Milton: L'Allegro.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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