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The name of an inhabitant of the City of Destruction, who advised Christian to return to his family, and not run on foolsʹ errands. (Bunyan: Pilgrim’s Progress, pt. i.)

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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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