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Eliot (George)

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A nom de plume of Marian Evans (Mrs. Cross), author of Adam Bede, etc. (1820–1880).

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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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Elfin
Elgin Marbles
Elia
Eliab
Eliakim
Elidure
Eligibles and Detrimentals
Elijah’s Melons
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Eliott’s Tailors
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