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Saturn, the god who reigned before Jupiter; supposed to be of a melancholy and morose temper: “hath put a spirit of youth in every thing, that heavy S. laughed and leaped with him,” Sonn. 98, 4. “a pudency so rosy the sweet view on't might well have warmed old S.” Cymb. II, 5, 12. The planet of the same name causing hate, melancholy and moroseness: “born under S.” Ado I, 3, 12. “S. and Venus this year in conjunction,” H4B II, 4, 286. “though Venus govern your desires, S. is dominator over mine,” Tit. II, 3, 31. “to S., Caius, not to Saturnine,” IV, 3, 56 (O. Edd. to Saturnine, Caius, not to Saturnine).
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