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Locksley Hall

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Tennyson has a poem so called. The lord of Locksley Hall fell in love with his cousin Amy, but Amy married a rich clown. The lord of Locksley Hall, indignant at this, declares he will marry a savage; but, on reflection, adds: “Better fifty years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay.”

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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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Lobsters
Lochiel
Lochinvar
Lock, Stock, and Barrel
Lock the Stable Door
Lockhart
Lockit
Lockitt’s
Lockman
Locksley
Locksley Hall
Locksmith’s Daughter
Loco Parentis (Latin)
Locofocos
Locomotive, or Locomotive Engine
Locomotive Power
Locrin or Locrine
Locum Tenens (Latin)
Locus Delicti
Locus in quo (Latin)
Locus Pœnitentiæ. (Latin.)