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Martin’s Running Footman (St.)

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The devil, assigned by legend to St. Martin for a running footman on a certain occasion.

“Who can tell but St. Martin’s running footman may still be hatching us some further mischief.”—Rabelais: Pantagruel, iv 23.

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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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