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Dame Eleanor Davies (prophetess in the reign of Charles I.) = Never so mad a lady.


Gustavus = Augustus.


Horatio Nelson = Honor est a Nilo (made by Dr. Burney).


Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Year = I require love in a subject.


Quid est Veritas (John xviii. 38)? = Vir est qui adest.


Marie Touchet (mistress of Charles IX. of France = Je charme tout (made by Henri IV.).


Voltaire is an anagram of Arouet l(e)j(eune).


These are interchangeable words:


Alcuinus and Calvinus; Amor and Roma; Eros and Rose; Evil and Live; and many more.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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