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Grave-diggers (Hamlet)

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“If the water come to the man …” The legal case referred to by Shakespeare occurred in the fifth year of Queen Elizabeth’s reign, called Hales v. Petit, stated at length in Notes and Queries, vol. viii. p. 123 (first series).

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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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Grapes
Grass
Grass Widow
Grasshopper
Grasshopper (The)
Grassmarket
Grassum or Gersome
Gratiano
Grave
Grave
Grave-diggers (Hamlet)
Grave Maurice
Grave Searchers
Grave as a Judge
Grave as an Owl
Gravelled
Gray
Gray Cloak
Gray Man’s Path
Gray’s Inn (London)
Grayham’s