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The History in our Language: Idioms from Ancient Times, Part 2

"Belshazzar's Feast", Rembrandt Van Rijn

“Belshazzar’s Feast”, Rembrandt Van Rijn

Some of our common English sayings have a very ancient past.  As a follow-up to The History in our Language: Idioms from Ancient Times, Part 1, here is Part 2 of idioms with ancient roots. Continue reading