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Harrington

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A farthing. So called from Lord Harrington, to whom James I. granted a patent for making them of brass. Drunken Barnaby says—

“Thence to Harrington be it spoken,

For name-sake I gave a token

To a beggar that did crave it.”


Drunken Barnaby’s Journal!


“I will not bate a Harrington of the sum.”


Ben Jonson: The Devil is an Ass, ii. 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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