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Giles Overreach (Sir)

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A New Way to Pay Old Debts, by Massinger. The “Academy figure” of this character was Sir Giles Mompesson, a notorious usurer, banished the kingdom for his misdeeds.

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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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