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Melanʹtius

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A brave, honest soldier, who believes everyone to be true and honest till convicted of crime, and then is he a relentless punisher. (Beaumont and Fletcher The Maid’s Tragedy.)

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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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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
Melibœan Dye
Melicertes