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Charities

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Masks.

“Our ladies laugh at bare-faced trulls when they have those mufflers on, which they call masks, and which were formerly much more properly called charity, because they cover a multitude of sins.”—Rabelais: Pantagruel, v. 27.

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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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Charbonnerie Democratique
Charge
Charge (To)
Chargé dAffaires
Charicleia
Charing Cross
Chariot
Chariot of the Gods
Chariots or Cars
Charioteers
Charities
Charity
Charivari
Charlatan
Charlemagne
Charles
Charles I
Charles and the Oak
Charles’s Wain
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