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Micawber (Mr. Wilkins)

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A great speechifier and letter-writer, projector of bubble schemes sure to lead to fortune, but always ending in grief. Notwithstanding his ill success, he never despaired, but felt certain that something would “turn up” to make his fortune. Having failed in every adventure in the old country, he emigrated to Australia, where he became a magnate. (Dickens: David Copperfield.)

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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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Metropolitan (A)
Mettre de la Paille dans ses Souliers, or Mettre du Foin dans ses Bottes
Meum and Tuum
Mews
Mexitli
Mezentius
Mezzo Relievo
Mezzo Tinto (Italian, medium tint)
Mezzoramia
Micah Rood’s Apples
Micawber (Mr. Wilkins)
Micawberism
Michael
Michael Angelo
Michaelmas Day
Michal
Michel or Cousin Michael
Miching Malicho
Michon
Mickleton Jury (The)
Microcosm

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