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Saffron

He hath slept in a bed of saffron. In Latin dormivit in sacco croci. meaning he has a very light heart, in reference to the exhilarating effects of saffron,

With genial joy to warm his soul
Helen mixed saffron in the bowl.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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