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A NIGHT RAVEN signifies death; 2 for it suddenly pounces

p. 104

upon the young of the crows by night, as death suddenly overtakes men.


103:2 Qy. Erebus? The Hebrew word ‏ערב‎, EREB, signifies either p. 104 Erebus darkness, or the Nightraven, and it appears by Damascius, that the Sidonians substituted this bird as an emblem of Erebus.—An. Frag. p. 319.

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