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Melʹancholy Jacques (1 syl.)

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So Jean Jacques Rousseau was called for his morbid sensibilities and unhappy spirit. (1712–1777.) The expression is from Shakespeare, As You Like It, 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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Megarians (The)
Megatherium (Greek, great-beast)
Megrims
Meigle (in Strathmore)
Meiny
Meissonier-like Exactness
Meistersingers
Mejnoun and Leiiak
Melampode
Melancholy
Melancholy Jacques
Melanchthon
Melantius
Melanuros
Melchior, Kaspar, and Balthazar
Melchisedeoians
Meleager
Melesigenes
Meletians
Meliadus (King)
Melibeus or Melibe