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Comparisons are Odorous

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So says Dogberry. (Much Ado About Nothing, iii. 5.)

We own your verses are melodious,

But then comparisons are odious.”


Swift Answer to Sheridan’sSimile.”

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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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Commodore
Common Pleas
Common Prayer
Common Sense
Commoner
Commons
Commons in Gross
Commonwealths (Ideal)
Companion Ladder
Companions of Jehu
Comparisons are Odorous
Complementary Colours
Complexion
Compline
Compostella
Compte rendu
Comrade
Comrades
Comus
Comus’s Court
Con Amore (Italian)