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1 The Pæonia officinalis of Linnæus, our Peony.
2 Pæon, the physician. mentioned in the Iliad, B. . 1. 401. as healing Pluto, when wounded by Hercules.
3 From its five seeds, which resemble fitches.
4 "Sweet to the view," apparently.
5 See B. xxiii. c. 76.
6 He means nightmare.
7 See B. x. cc. 18, 20, and B. xxvii. c. 60.
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