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Death

according to Milton, is twin-keeper with Sin, of Hell-gate.

The other shape (if shape it might be called that shape had none
Distinguishable in member, joint, or limb;
Or substance might be called that shadow seemed;) ...
The likeness of a kingly crown had on.

Milton: Paradise Lost, ii. 666—673.

Death.
(See Black Death.)

Death stands, like Mercuries, in every way.
(See Mercury.)

Till death us do part.
(See Depart.) Angel of Death. (See Abou-Jahia, Azrael.) At death's door. On the point of death; very dangerously ill. In at the death. Present when the fox was caught and killed.

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