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Hope-on-High Bomby

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A puritanical character drawn by Beaumont and Fletcher.

“‘Well,ʹ said Wildrake, ‘I think I can make a “Hope-on-High Bomby” as well as thou canst.ʹ”—Sir Walter Scott: Woodstock, c. vii.

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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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