This section is from the book "The Corner Cupboard; Or, Facts For Everybody", by Robert Kemp Philp. Also available from Amazon: The Corner Cupboard; or Facts for Everybody.
Ave Maria. The name given to the angel Gabriel's salutation to the Virgin Mary at the incarnation of Jesus : the chap-lets and rosaries of the Romish church are divided into ave-marias and pater-nosters.
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