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Game’s Afoot (The)

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The hare has started; the enterprise has begun.

“I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips,

Straining upon the start. The game’s afoot!

Follow your spirit! And upon this charge

CryGod for Harry! England! and St. George.ʹ”


Shakespeare: Henry V., iii. 1.

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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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Game-leg
Game for a Spree
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Game’s Afoot (The)
Gamelyn
Gammer (g hard)
Gammer Gurton’s Needle
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Gamp (Mrs.)
Gamps and Harrises
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Gander (g hard)
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