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Jenny Wren

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“Robin promised Jenny, if she would be his wife, she should ‘feed on cherry-pie and drink currant-wineʹ; and he says:—


‘Iʹll dress you like a goldfinch,

Or any peacock gay;

So, dearest Jen, if youʹll be mine,

Let us appoint the day

Jenny replies:


Cherry-pie is very nice,

And so is currant wine;

But I must wear my plain brown gown,

And never go too fine.ʹ”

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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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Jemmy
Jemmy
Jemmy
Jemmy
Jemmy Dawson
Jemmy Jessamy (A)
Jenkinson (Ephraim)
Jennet
Jenny
Jenny lOuvrière
Jenny Wren
Jeofail, i.e. Jai failli (Lapsus sum; I have failed)
Jeopardy
Jereed
Jeremiad
Jeremiah
Jeremy Diddler
Jeremy Twitcher
Jericho
Jerked [beef]
Jerkin