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Cornubian Shore

(The). Cornwall, famous for its tin mines.

... from the bleak Cornubian shore
Dispense the mineral treasure, which of old
Sidonian pilots sought.

Akenside: Hymn to the Naiads.

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