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Minerva Press (The)

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A printing establishment in Leadenhall Street, London, famous about a century ago for its trashy, ultra-sentimental novels. These novels were remarkable for their complicated plots, and especially for the labyrinths of difficulties into which the hero and heroine got involved before they could get married to each other.

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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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Mince the Matter
Mincemeat
Minch-house (A)
Mincing Lane (London)
Mincio or Mintio
Mind your Eye
Mind your Own Business
Minden Boys
Minerva (in Greek, Athenē)
Minerva
Minerva Press (The)
Miniature
Minie Rifle
Minims (Latin, Fratres Minimi, least of the brethren)
Minister
Minna Troil
Minnehaha [Laughing-water]
Minnesingers
Minories
Minos
Minotaur [Minos-bull]

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