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date: 20 April 2019

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Author(s):
Dinah BirchDinah Birch

By the Revd Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1810–97), first published 1870, regularly revised. It provides explanations and origins of the familiar and unfamiliar in English phrase and fable, including colloquial and proverbial phrases, embracing archaeology, history, religion, the arts, science, mythology, fictitious characters and titles.... ...

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