Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable


ALTEMUS' EDITION


DICTIONARY
OF
Phrase and Fable

GIVING THE
Derivation, Source, or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that have a Tale to Tell


BY THE REV.
E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.


NEW EDITION
REVISED, CORRECTED, AND ENLARGED


TO WHICH IS ADDED
A CONCISE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE




PHILADELPHIA
Henry Altemus Company

Copyrighted, 1898, by
HENRY ALTEMUS.

DICTIONARY
OF
PHRASE AND FABLE


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This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.