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Paradise, 1) the garden of Eden, where Adam and Eve lived at first: “what largeness thinks in P. was sawn,” Compl. 91. “not that Adam that kept the P.” Err. IV, 3, 16.
2) the blissful seat of sanctified souls: “make this place P.” Tp. IV, 124. “you would for P. break faith,” LLL IV, 3, 143. “the air of P. did fan the house,” All's III, 2, 128.
3) any place of bliss: “a p.” Pilgr. 42 and LLL IV, 3, 73. Meas. III, 1, 131. Mids. I, 1, 205. H5 I, 1, 30. “in mortal p. of such sweet flesh,” Rom. III, 2, 82. “if ye should lead her in a fool's p., as they say,” II, 4, 176, i. e. if you should disappoint, make an April fool of her.
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