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Daniel Finch, second earl of Nottingham.

“No sooner was Dismal among the Whigs . . but Lady Char[lot]te is taken knitting in St. James’s Chapel [i.e. Lady Charlotte Finch, his daughter].”—Examiner, April 20–24th, 1713, No. 44.

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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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