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Elysium

Elysian Fields. The Paradise or Happy Land of the Greek poets. Elysian (the adjective) means happy, delightful.

“O'er which were shadowy cast Elysian gleams.”

Thomson: Castle of Indolence, i.44.

Would take the prisoned soul,
And lap it in Elysium.

Milton: Comus, 261-2.

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