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Esʹsays

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Lord Bacon’s essays were the first in English that bore the name.

“To write just treatises requireth leisure in the writer and leisure in the reader … which is the cause which hath made me choose to write certain brief notes … which I have called essays.”—Dedication to Prince Henry.

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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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Escurial
Escutcheon of Pretence (An)
Esingæ
Esmond (Henry)
Esoteric (Greek, those within)
Espiet (Es-pe-a)
Esplandian
Esprit de Corps
Esprit Follet
Esquire
Essays
Essenes
Essex
Essex Lions
Essex Stile
Est-il-possible
Estafette (French; Spanish, estafeta)
Estates
Este
Estotiland
Estramaçon (French)