Edgar Allen Poe Q&A

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In the poem, The Raven, a question was asked, Is there balm in Gilead?? Can you give the meaning, reference??

-- Anonymous, March 01, 2001


The phrase "Balm in Gliead," is a Biblical reference and means "Peace in Heaven."

-- Anonymous, March 01, 2001

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