Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

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By the Revd Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1810–97), first published 1870. It contains explanations and origins of the familiar and unfamiliar in English phrase and fable, embracing archaeology, history, religion, the arts, science, mythology, fictitious characters etc.

Subjects: Literature.

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Brewer, E. Cobham (1810—1897) educationist and lexicographer