(The). In the Phoenician, Egyptian, Hindu, and Japanese
systems, it is represented that the world was hatched from an egg. In
some mythologies a bird is represented as laying the mundane egg on the
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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